AFDB and FAO targets agriculture investments in Africa to end hunger

The African Development Bank and the FAO¬† agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at catalysing agriculture sector investments in Africa to end hunger and malnutrition and increase prosperity throughout the continent. In terms of the agreement, the African Development Bank and the FAO are committed to raise up to $100 million over five years, to …

AFDB Boss Solicits For Technology Transfer To Farmers

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. Adesina said the technology transfer was needed immediately¬† and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated¬† that technology plus strong government backing was already yielding …