• Togo Increases Grains Output

    AgricThe grain output in Togo in 2020 was 1.26 million metric tons.
    According to the Central Bank of the West African States (BCEAO) the figure covers corn, millet, and sorghum.
    The corn output rose by 7% between 2018 and 2020 - from over 886,000 Mt to nearly 950,000 Mt (it passed 900,000 Mt in 2019). Corn, it should be noted, is the most consumed crop in Togo. 
    For millet and sorghum, which are mainly sown, harvested, and consumed in the northern part of the country, growth their combined output was less significant than corn but noticeable. From about 303,000 Mt in 2018, the figure increased by around 5% to 318,000 Mt in 2020 (and around 309,000 Mt in 2019). 

  • Togolese Govt Releases CFA6.25 billion for the Development of Municipalities

    Dev 1117 Municipalities are to benefit from of  CFA6.25 billion Local Authority Support Fund(FACT) in Togo.
    This disclosure was made recently in a statement by the  Ministry of Decentralization and Economy.
    The monies will support all 117 municipalities of the country and will be distributed based on their population size, area, and poverty level.

    Of the amount, CFA2.5 billion shall be allocated to the National Grassroots Development Agency (ANADEB) for the development of several projects in municipalities. The FACT, it should be recalled, is a mechanism for financing local municipalities. Created in October 2019, its goal is to pool funds and use them to develop Togolese municipalities.

    FACT is a mechanism that came into being in October 2019 for financing local municipalities.  
    Its goal is to pool funds and use them to develop Togolese municipalities.

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