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U.S. Hints at January Launch For Build Back Better World Initiative That Aims to Challenge China’s Belt and Road

U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser Daleep Singh with Ghana Vice President Bawumia. Image via U.S. Embassy in Ghana.

An unnamed senior U.S. official told reporters on Monday that the Biden administration is planning to announce the launch of its Build Back Better World (B3W) initiative as soon as January and that West Africa will be among the key priorities for what’s been described as the U.S. alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative. 

U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Daleep Singh (photo) wrapped up another “listening tour” in Ghana and Senegal over the weekend where at least 10 “promising projects” in both countries were identified for possible U.S. investment.

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