09 June 2020 – Cote d’Ivoire signs loan agreement with France to fund COVID-19 response

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Health
Intervention Categories: International relations; Foreign aid
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: the French Development Agency and the State of Côte d’Ivoire.

Overview: The Ivorian government and France signed on June 9, 2020 in Abidjan, three endorsements of agreements in the framework of the Debt Reduction and Development Contract (C2D) and sovereign loan for the financing of CFAF 20 billion of the response plan against the Covid-19.
Full details here: http://www.gouv.ci/_actualite-article.php?recordID=11222

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The funds are to help with epidemiological surveillance, patient care, scientific research and communication.