Côte d'Ivoire faces big political and economic challenges: UNDP chiefListen /
Côte d'Ivoire faces big challenges to promote national reconciliation and economic development as it recovers from the violence that happened after the November 2010 presidential run-off elections.
That's the observation that has been made by the top United Nations development official who has just concluded her four-day visit to the West African country.
Helen Clark, the Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has been meeting with senior government officials in Côte d'Ivoire.
UN Radio's Derrick Mbatha spoke by telephone with Ms. Clark, who first explained the main objective of her visit to the country.