AfDB launches agriculture and food security joint Thematic Working Group in Ivory Coast

IVORY COAST – The African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) under the auspices of the Joint Secretariat Support Office (JSSO), […]

African Development Bank lends Congo US$80.75m to set up agricultural value chains

CONGO – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved a loan of US$80.75 million for the Republic of Congo to set up agricultural value chains for the benefit of more than […]

AfDB approves US$13.2m funding for sustainable fisheries, aquaculture development in Malawi

MALAWI – The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US$13.2 million financing package from the African Development Fund for a fisheries and aquaculture development project in Malawi for sustainable fisheries, aquaculture development and […]

AfDB signs US$5.4m financing agreements to boost agriculture sector

AFRICA – The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) have signed grant agreements worth US$5.4 million that seek to boost the agriculture sector. The agreement aims to officially launch Africa […]

AfDB relaunches initiative to support African agricultural transformation

AFRICA – The African Development Bank (AfDB) with support from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has relaunched the Leadership for Agriculture (L4AG) Forum. The L4AG Forum is a platform that […]

AfDB calls for more investments in Africa’s food markets to enhance food security

AFRICA – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on governments across Africa to invest in food markets in order to enhance food security in the continent. Speaking during the 7th Tokyo International Conference on […]

AfDB, African Union launch scorecard to track nutrition progress

AFRICA – The African Union Commission, African Development Bank (AfDB) and global partners have launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise awareness and help in curbing malnutrition. The nutrition assessment kit encompasses key nutrition […]

Global Food Safety Partnership calls for more investments to promote domestic food safety

AFRICA – Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP), a public-private partnership that promotes food safety, has called for more investments into the domestic food safety across African countries in order to curb food-borne diseases. According to […]

AfDB approves US$75m investment in Sudan’s largest food and agro firm, Dal Group

SUDAN – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a multi-currency loan equivalent to US$75 million to DAL Group Co. Ltd, one of Sudan’s largest food and agriculture business groups. The transaction is expected to […]