Africa Food Safety & Quality Summit

Africa Food Safety & Quality Summit is Africa’s premier food  safety, regulatory, policy, quality and laboratory management conference and exhibition. The industry focused Summit brings together regional and global experts and stakeholders to discover the […]

AfDB approves US$37.2m to fund high credit risk projects in Africa

AFRICA – Africa Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its concessional financing window, the African Development Fund (ADF) has approved loans amounting to US$37.2 million to cover related credit risk for projects such as agriculture and […]

A.T Kearney’s retail development index finds economy development, trade policy greatest factors influencing global retail growth

AFRICA— A.T. Kearney’s Global Retail Development Index (GRDI)reveals that economic development and trade policy remain the largest factors in shaping retail growth in consumer markets. While social media and e-commerce fuel the evolution of global […]

FMO invests US$7.5m in ARAF to support climate smart agriculture

AFRICA – Dutch development bank FMO has invested US$7.5m in the Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF) to support the provision of climate resilience solutions to smallholder farmers in East and West Africa. Globally, there are […]

Germany funds US$22m initiative to boost agriculture sectors’ role in addressing climate change

GERMANY – Germany has launched a new €20m (US$22.3m) programme co-led by FAO and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aimed at accelerating climate change action in developing countries’ agricultural and land use sectors. The […]