INTERVIEW: Why we agreed to help Nigeria pay $76 million debt to Japan Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – Premium Times

Paulin Basinga is the Country Director of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Nigeria, a major international donor supporting development in several sectors in the country. As the head of the operations of the Foundation in Nigeria, Mr. Basinga works in close collaboration with government at the federal and state levels, and development…

A tropical island nation is promising to save thousands of turtles and dolphins for $21 million off its national debt – Business Insider Australia

The Seychelles is building two gigantic marine conservation areas to help save turtles, dolphins, and other sea animals. It has done so in exchange for a large chunk of its national debt being paid off. The deal is the first debt swap agreement of its kind. The Seychelles is stepping up its efforts to protect…

A tropical island nation is promising to save thousands of turtles and dolphins in exchange for $21 million off its … – Business Insider

The Seychelles is building two gigantic marine conservation areas to help save turtles, dolphins, and other sea animals. It has done so in exchange for a large chunk of its national debt being paid off. The deal is the first debt swap agreement of its kind. The Seychelles is stepping up its efforts to protect…

Seychelles for sale: Island nation sets up two protected marine zones in exchange for international debt relief – Telegraph.co.uk

It sounds like a far-fetched concept from a movie – an ecological project which sees a remote country trade some of its unspoiled “terrain” for a financial aid package that is backed by four of the planet’s most significant economies and a world-famous film star. But the plan which is currently taking shape in the…