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A bit of economic news emerging out of Asia - Mongolia has received a $5.5bn (£4.2bn) aid package to stabilise its economy and push through much-needed reforms.
In return, Mongolia agreed to cut spending and raise taxes as well as build a stronger network for its financial services.
The resource-rich nation suffered a slowdown after commodity prices collapsed, and demand slowed. Mongolia accepted the aid package one month before people go to the polls for presidential elections.
As part of a World Bank pilot programme, smallholders in Lesotho have been offered a stake in a commercial venture.