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Launching its latest regional economic outlook in Lusaka, AfDB said this was due to resilient private consumption and investment, which had offset the effect of a slump in commodity prices and global headwinds

The governor expressed confidence in the new president of the AfDB as a seasoned agricultural economist to bring his wealth of experience to bear in his new position by using agriculture as a pivot to provide food security and create jobs for the army of unemployed youths on the continent

The grant comes under the Bank’s multinational crisis response technical assistance project, totalling $7.65 million to support the three countries and two regional institutions – ECOWAS and the Mano River Union – in addressing the critical gaps in medical human resource capacity, training and provision of incentives to local health workers in order to improve response to the Ebola outbreak