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CFA

abbreviation for Certified First Assistant.
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However, women who have acquired refrigerators, even small ones, can buy sachet water in bulk (200 CFA francs for a bag of twenty) and send their children out to sell it for 25 CFA francs per bag, yielding a gross profit of 300 CFA francs per bag of twenty and 1,830 CFA francs on average over the course of a day.
A combination of factors, including the IMF debt programs, revitalized economic activity in some countries, plus the relatively weakness of the euro, have all helped to hold back pressure on the Central Africa CFA franc and the West African CFA franc, which are both pegged to the euro.
1) [a] fixed exchange rate parity between the CFA Franc and the Euro .
They should begin by pursuing complete emancipation from France, abandoning the CFA franc, and building relations with China and other countries, who want to pursue mutually beneficial trade and business with Africa.
The CFA franc was sharply devalued in 1994, and outstanding debts were reduced.
The long-standing link between the West and Central African CFA francs and the euro (and before that the French franc) has contributed to economic stability in the region.
Before the 1994 devaluation of the CFA Franc, a fair estimate of the number of people living off one formal-sector wage or salary within the extended family was about 40.
The other development is the devaluation, in January 1994, of the CFA franc - the common currency of the thirteen former French colonies in Africa .
Government policy is expected to at least help contain inflation, the spark of previous protests, through both direct interventions in the markets for food and fuel and continued use of the euro-pegged CFA franc.
The French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Union have announced they will fund a 40 billion CFA franc (60 million) solar project to be developed in Benin.
Senegal's President, Abdoulaye Wade, seemingly inspired by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's boldness in seizing African land from white farmers, demanded the French return the huge financial reserves kept under the CFA Franc arrangement to Africans (NA, Jan 2008).
According to Reuters, the heads of state of central Africa's CFA franc zone are to audit their central bank's investments with France-based Societe Generale (SOGN.