AfDB approves $1.5m emergency grant to curb desert locusts in East Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday approved a $1.5 million emergency relief grant to assist nine countries in the...

Lagos pledges commitment to agriculture, APPEALS project

Lagos State government has expressed its commitment to the Lagos State Agro-Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS), a World Bank intervention programme,...

AfDB calls for strengthened fertilizer value chains at Argus conference

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has urged development finance institutions, NGOs, farmer cooperatives, and the private sector to develop more effective financing solutions for...

CBN to offer rice farmers single-digit loan

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says rice farmers in Niger Delta area will now be offered single-digit loans. The decision is expected to...

AfDB president charges students on modern agriculture

Young people from around the world gathered in Des Moines Iowa at the Global Youth Institute  on Thursday to interact with Nobel and World...

UN Assembly to boost food security through South-South cooperation

Leaders gathering for the United Nations General Assembly from 17-30 September 2019 in New York have made a strong plea for enhanced South-South cooperation...

AU Commission, others deepen collaboration for Africa’s agric development

The African Union Commission, together with the African Union’s Development Agency, AUDA-NEPAD, and OCP Group, a leading global producer of fertilizers, have come together...

AfDB, AF&A sign $5.4m agreement to grow fertilizer market in Nigeria, Tanzania

The African Development Bank and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) have signed two grant agreements to implement trade credit guarantees worth $5.4...

Digital Agriculture next frontier for Africa’s economic development – TICAD7

Prioritizing the digital space will help shift the development focus for Africa’s agribusiness sector and overcome its many hurdles, participants at an official side...

Generation Africa inspires young Africans to become agri-food entrepreneurs

Pan-African telecommunications, media and technology group, Econet, and global crop nutrition leader, Yara International ASA, Thursday launched “Generation Africa,” a partnership initiative to inspire...

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