Subsistence agriculture and commerce are the main economic activity. Despite insufficient rainfall, the Government has achieved its goal of self-sufficiency in food crops, from farms ranging in size from 1 to 3 hectares. Its foreign policy is non-aligned, with diplomatic relations with Israel.
Sorrowful Mysteries: Intentions for Togo
1. That fledgling democratic institutions will grow more confident
2. That the painful past of unrest and human rights abuses not be repeated
3. That government intensify efforts to end exploitation of children
4. That debt relief will free resources for fighting poverty.
5. For the blessing of good weather to ensure good harvests