AfDB Board Approves $134 Million Loan to Boost Local Food Production

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group ,on Friday approved a $134 million loan for the National Agriculture Growth Scheme – Agro Pocket program in Nigeria to scale up food production and boost livelihood resilience. The program will support...

Innovations, private sector hold key to jobs

Given the current state of the global economy and the recent outpouring of discontent in countries where job opportunities are few, unemployment is arguably the most pressing issue confronting policymakers worldwide. As we approach the General Elections, one issue...