There are just hours to go until the 23 October deadline to enter the African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) AgriPitch Competition. Selected entries by African youth agripreneurs will be invited to showcase their agribusiness startup plans and compete for a share of $120,000 in funding seed prizes, a slot of the competition’s business development boot camp, […]
Download logoThe African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved the participation of the Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) (www.AfDB.org/en/affm) in a $4 million partial trade credit guarantee with OCP Africa (www.OCPAfrica.com), a subsidiary of the OCP Group. The project will reduce potential risks along the agricultural value chain, and improve access to quality inputs, including fertilizers, […]
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (Agriculture Division) in collaboration with IsDB Group Business Forum (THIQAH) jointly held a live webinar entitled “The Role of AgriTech in Food Security & Sustainability” to discuss sustainable climate-smart agricultural technologies for achieving food and nutrition security. The AgriTech webinar series […]
Download logoTen African Heads of State have issued a strong call to other world leaders to increase their funding to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) (www.IFAD.org) or risk jeopardizing Sustainable Development Goal targets for eradicating poverty and hunger, particularly in Africa. “We share IFAD’s vision of vibrant rural communities where people live free […]
Download logoBy Wambui Gichuri, Acting Vice President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) World Food Day 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization, but celebrations this 16 October are muted due to the coronavirus. COVID-19’s multi-sectoral impact should have governments and development institutions rethink […]
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