Africa Solidarity Trust Fund gets US$17m funding to boost food security

AFRICA – The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund, an initiative which aims to enhance food security in Africa, has received US$17 million in commitments aimed at replenishing food security efforts in the continent. The development emerged in the side-lines of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) 2019 Annual Meetings in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The pledges, by both African and non-regional donors, were made at a high-level donor round table convened by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Equatorial Guinea President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. The donor conference was attended by…

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