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13/10/2016 - “Probing and thinking critically is what will make Africa a continent of the 21st century... inculcating skills at an early age is the key, says Shem Bodo, Senior Programs Officer with the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA).

Categories: Kenya, Japan, Education, Youth

28/09/2016 - Over 100 designers, entrepreneurs, fashion bloggers, representatives from international organisations, and other stakeholders from the textile and fashion industry gathered Friday in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss findings of a report on the economics of Africa’s creative sector.

Categories: Kenya, Employment, Gender, Youth

19/09/2016 - The African Green Revolution Forum, held in Nairobi, Kenya, from September 5-9, 2016, discussed how to de-risk risk agriculture financing.

Categories: Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Private Sector

14/09/2016 - During the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) held in Nairobi, Kenya, the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for business cooperation with Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (MHBK) on Saturday, August 27, 2016.

Categories: Kenya, Japan, Partnerships, Private Sector, Human Capital Development

09/09/2016 - Weiteithye Farmers Group in Mwala, Eastern Kenya, comprises about 100 small-scale farmers struggling with crop production, value addition and marketing of their produce.

Categories: Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Partnerships, Youth, Gender, Food Production, Employment

09/09/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Akinwumi Adesina, has addressed the challenge of post-harvest losses in Africa, while outlining the importance of policy regulations to end the losses in a continent that spends US $35 billion on food imports each year.

Categories: Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Private Sector, Employment

08/09/2016 - Limited use of improved technology is a major reason for low agricultural productivity across Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said at the ongoing African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Nairobi.

Categories: Nigeria, Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Partnerships

06/09/2016 - Innovative financing is crucial for agricultural transformation, wealth creation and long-term prosperity in Africa, according to this year’s Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR), launched on September 6, 2016 in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.

Categories: Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Employment, Food Production, Partnerships

05/09/2016 - The African Development Bank’s discusses its bold agenda to transform Africa’s agriculture and agribusiness for long-term wealth creation and prosperity this week as it participates in this year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), taking place in Nairobi Kenya.

Categories: Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, Food Production, Partnerships, Private Sector

28/08/2016 - Creating markets, developing infrastructure and providing financing for farmers are key ingredients for transforming agriculture in Africa. President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank made these remarks Saturday at the Sasakawa Symposium on "Contributing to Social security and jobs through agriculture-30 Years of Sasakawa in Africa", held at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Partnerships, Youth, President's Corner

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