15 June 2020 – Funds given for implementing the Agricultural Emergency Program

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Overview: The State officially hands over checks of around 120 billion CFA francs, out of an initial amount of 150.8 billion, to the operational units for the implementation of the Agricultural Emergency Program as part of the response to the Coronavirus.
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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The State explains that the Agricultural Emergency Program is a component of the Economic, Social and Humanitarian Support Plan valued at FCFA (CFA franc) 1,700 billion (€ 2.6 billion) put in place by the government to respond to the coronavirus and its economic consequences and social.