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.
Those least responsible for global warming will suffer the most. Poorer countries – those that have contributed far less to climate change – tend to be situated in warmer regions, where additional warming causes the most devastation.
HarvestPlus is partnering with The Fork to conduct initial research on the feasibility and desirability of applying blockchain technology to a biofortification value chain for vitamin A-biofortified orange maize in Nigeria.
New research evidence could have significant implications for breeding approaches to combat harmful aflatoxin contamination in maize while simultaneously contributing to alleviate vitamin A deficiency.
‘My mother told me to dare.’ Inspiring stories from high-level African Development Bank women’s summit
Abdoulaye spoke about how she had been motivated by her mother, a housewife who had raised her and her four siblings as a single parent.