06/11/2013 - "Agricultural value chain entails all the activities from the field to the fork, and encompasses the steps from primary production, processing, storage, transportation, and marketing/export to consumption of commodities."
25/07/2013 - On Thursday, July 25, the Community Agricultural Infrastructure Improvement Programme in Uganda was one of two African Development Bank projects to receive awards from the US Treasury Department in Washington, DC. The Development Impact Honors award, recognizing excellence in project design and implementation, was given to the community-driven project that saw the rehabilitation of roads, building of markets and introduction of agro-processing equipment.
28/05/2013 - As delegates gather in Marrakech for the Bank’s 48th Annual Meetings, some Bank experts have shared their perspectives on Africa’s structural transformation, which is the key topic of the meeting.
08/02/2012 - “Enormous resource requirements are needed by Sub-Saharan Africa’s agriculture sector… The African Development Bank needs to continue to closely partner with others to effectively and sustainably build capacities within Horn of Africa countries,” - Kanu.
18/01/2012 - La secrétaire générale de l’Union du Fleuve Mano, Madame Saran Kaba, en visite à la Banque pour poursuivre des négociations sur des projets de protection de l’écosystème du bassin du fleuve Mano, se dit satisfaite de ses discussions avec les représentants de la Banque.
25/05/2011 - Most development activities require direct or indirect access to land, but also security of tenure rights. In some parts of the continent, land issues are fuelling national or regional conflicts. Lead Land Expert, AU-ECA-AfDB joint Land Policy Initiative, Hubert Ouédraogo, broadly explained land policy issue on the side-line of a joint meeting in Tunis .
Catégories: Agriculture et agro-industries
22/11/2010 - En contribuant pour 50% au Produit intérieur brut(PIB) et en faisant vivre 40% de la population rurale, le secteur de l’élevage est l’un des poumons de l‘économie tchadienne, estime Gabriel Bayemi, spécialiste en Développement Humain à l’Unité de des Etats fragiles (OSFU) de la Banque africaine de développement. L’élevage est d’ autant plus important qu’il constitue un potentiel en matière de garantie de sécurité alimentaire, précise-t-il. Interview.
07/09/2010 - There is a convergence of opinion between the Bank and its ADF Deputies. ADF 12 will use the work of ADF 11 as a platform on which to consolidate and deepen both institutional reforms and interventions in support to RMC’s so as to ensure impactful and sustainable development.
06/09/2010 - "The global food crisis has posed a major threat to global food and nutrition security with substantive humanitarian, socio-economic, environmental, developmental, political and security-related consequences. With ADF funds we support the development of a robust agriculture sector that can withstand the effects of crises – focusing our attention on providing the necessary infrastructure for this sector to become an engine of growth and enhanced livelihood.
22/05/2009 - Liberia’s Finance Minister, Augustine K. Ngafuan, has expressed a strong desire for his country to engage the African Development Bank in a more productive way.