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Nigeria: AfDB, IFAD, invests $800m to boost Agriculture

The Bank of Industry (BoI), African Development Bank (AfDB), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and  Islamic  Development Bank (ISB) have approved $800million to...

AfDB appoints Lamin Barrow as head of Nigeria country office

The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Lamin BARROW as Director-General, Nigeria Country Office, effective 1st July 2021. Mr. Lamin Barrow,...

Tanzania: Agriculture bank, AGF sign $20m pact on agribusiness

The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (AGF) and Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that...

African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions...

African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions pledge US$17 billion to increase food security IFAD said it aimed to provide an...

African Development Bank’s AgriPitch competition awards $120,000 in prizes to African...

The founder of a cassava processing business in Kenya, a co-founder of a novel food processing technology start-up, and the owner of...

A Ghanaian maize farmer thrives on the ashes of destroyed forest

For years, Christiana Akwabea admired the vast fields she visited in neighboring districts to buy maize for reselling and dreamed of one...

Ighodalo identifies core areas to transform agricultural sector in Africa

Chairman, Board of Directors of Sterling Bank Plc, Mr Asue Ighodalo, has identified five core areas that should be articulated in the...

AfDB, AGRA and PIND back IITA’s BASICS-II project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged support for the newly launched Building an Economically Sustainable and Integrated Cassava Seed System, phase 2,...

Togo: African Development Bank approves $3 million loan reallocation to agriculture...

Togo is highly dependent on its agricultural sector, which accounts for more than 40% of GDP and employs almost 65% of its...

‘Agriculture is the most important business in the world,’ African Development...

The Bank head pledged to continue the work of transforming Nigeria's agriculture sector, this was mentioned at FUNAAB ABEOKUTA,...