AfDB To Commit $110m in Kano Special Agricultural Processing Zone

AfDB To Commit $110m in Kano Special Agricultural Processing Zone The African Development Bank (AfDB) has disclosed plans to invest the sum of $110 million to boost infrastructure and agricultural productivity in Kano State. The initiative, which is under the Special...

How to green Africa from the grassroots

Global lessons can be learned from Africa’s villages. Each one is different and yet, large or small, they represent a microcosm of the forces at work across the continent. They show a capacity to mix traditional with new forms of knowledge, to take advantage of...

Empowering women in agriculture

THE German development and cooperation agency GIZ, in collaboration with StartUp Namibia, in September launched an agribusiness bootcamp aimed at benefiting Namibian women in agriculture. The programme’s goal was to equip all applicants in the fields of business and...

South Sudan, FAO launch project to boost food security

South Sudan and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have launched a five-year project to improve food security by boosting the value addition and trade development in the country. Hannington Sebaduka, FAO project Manager, said the...