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Last updated: November 04, 2021

October 29, 2021

Resilience, persistence, and partnerships are the themes that are resonating across West Africa. In this edition we’re taking you inside an innovative garment factory in Ghana to give you a glimpse of the pioneering work taking place to produce a sustainable source of surgical-grade masks. These well-needed masks are making a difference in Ghana, in the sub-region, and are available to international markets. It’s a story of creative commerce, backed with compassion in a time where pivoting actions to sustain productivity is vital. The final two stories highlight local partnerships formed to increase access to energy and ensure food security across the sub-region. We hope you are encouraged by these success stories, as we all continue to work together to push past this pandemic. Please stay safe and healthy!

October 22, 2021

Welcome to the RPGO Brief, USAID West Africa's Regional Peace and Governance Office’s (RPGO) bimonthly newsletter of updates, programmatic highlights, and resources. 

October 22, 2021

We are delighted to share with you updates from across West Africa. In this edition, we highlight USAID’s support to the apparel manufacturing sector in Ghana to overcome challenges spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, and give you a view on how other companies are leveraging co-investment opportunities to transform entire value chains. Additionally, we hope you’ll enjoy the motivating success stories from our implementing partners across the sub-region that show diligent resilience during these challenging times. On behalf of our entire team, please stay safe and healthy.