On Wednesday 17 July in Abidjan, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a loan of €87 million to the government of Senegal, to implement its Project to Improve the Water Supply for the Development of Value Chains (PROVALE-CV).
Sierra Leone’s Minister of Agriculture, Joseph Ndanema, has acknowledged with optimism the role Solidaridad is playing through its contribution towards realizing the vision of President Julius Maada Bio to make agriculture the engine to drive the country’s socio-economic growth and development through commercialization and promotion of private investment in the sector.
Solidaridad in Sierra Leone will on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 launch two major initiatives aimed at improving sustainable production of cocoa and oil palm in the country.
Prioritizing food safety in Africa emphasized as implementation of Malabo Commitments gather momentum
Members of the food safety community, predominantly, focal points of National Committees on Codex Alimentarius in AU member states committed to support the Africa food safety agenda programmes, particularly, the Africa Food Safety Index (AFSI), an information and data gathering tool on food safety.
Collaboration between the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and HarvestPlus has enabled women and children in two Latin American countries to now consuming more nutritious versions of the staple foods they depend on.
Mozambique: African Development Bank comes through with climate risk insurance solutions post cyclone
“We are committed to supporting Mozambique to seek sustainable solutions to climate vulnerabilities, through access to sustainable financial products”Atsuko Toda – Bank Agriculture, Finance and Rural Development Director
Nigeria: Investors say African Development Bank’s Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones will drive agricultural revolution
Senior Nigerian government officials and key investors have endorsed the African Development Bank’s Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) initiative, describing it as a pathway to Africa’s agricultural revolution.