Liberia: World Bank Earmarks U.S.$80 Million for Ganta-Fishtown Highway

[Heritage]The World Bank has earmarked 80 million United States Dollars to frontload a new infrastructure project in Liberia, the construction of the Ganta-Fishtown Highway. The commitment constitutes an initial contribution towards the project, subject to the approval of the Bank's Board in a scheduled May 2013 meeting. The latest funding was secured in Washington DC at the recent World Bank and IMF Spring Meeting, where the Liberian delegation, headed by Finance Minister, Amara Konneh made a strong case for the Ba