Africa: World Bank Boosts Fisheries in Mauritania and Guinea, Contributing to the Ebola Recovery

[World Bank] Washington, DC -The World Bank Group's (WBG) Board of Executive Directors today approved a total of US$22 million to strengthen the management and governance of fisheries as well as improve the handling of fish that is brought to shore in Mauritania and Guinea.
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