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01/10/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement va aider le Sénégal à poursuivre son Programme d’urgence de développement communautaire, destiné à développer l’agriculture en milieu rural et à offrir aux populations des contrées les plus reculées du pays un meilleur accès aux services sociaux de base. Pour ce faire, la Banque vient d’accorder un prêt de 60 millions d’euros, entériné par son Conseil d’administration, jeudi 27 septembre 2017 à Abidjan.

Categories: Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy & Power, Health


01/10/2018 - Madagascar’s three key rice farming regions have witnessed an unprecedented transformation, with yields per hectare virtually tripling over the past five years, thanks to investments totalling $148 .28 million by the African Development Bank in the region’s agriculture infrastructure.

Categories: Madagascar, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender


26/09/2018 - The African Development Bank called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger and said it was leading the way by investing US$24 billion in African agriculture over the next 10 years in the largest such effort ever.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


26/09/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$50 million line of credit to Nigeria’s Sterling Bank Plc to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in strategic sectors, including agriculture, renewable energy and social sectors such as health and education.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Health, Education


  • From: 25/09/2018
  • To: 27/09/2018
  • Location: NICON Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria

The African Development Institute (ECAD) of the African Development Bank and the Nigerian Economic Society (NES) will convene an international conference under the theme “Optimizing Value Chain(s) in the Agricultural Sector” from 25 – 27 September 2018. The conference will be held at the NICON Luxury Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries


  • From: 25/09/2018
  • To: 27/09/2018
  • Location: Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana

The African Development Bank and Purdue University are organizing the Scale Up Conference on Agricultural Innovations from September 25-27, 2018, to address how to shift agricultural innovations from research institutions into the developing world, particularly Africa.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


14/09/2018 - Several African agriculture ministers joined public and private sector representatives calling for more investment in agriculture at a Leadership4Agriculture event held at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Kigali, Rwanda.

Categories: Rwanda, Agriculture & Agro-industries


13/09/2018 - Africa pays more than a crippling $35 billion annually to import food, a figure that could rise to $110 billion by 2025, if current trade trends continue. To reverse this, the African Development Bank intends to create staple crops processing zones (SCPZs) to help African countries become net exporters of processed foods and commodities.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries


13/09/2018 - The African Development Bank Group has extended a loan of €84 million to Cameroon to support livestock and fish production in the central African country in line with the Bank’s strategies to create jobs and raise household incomes.

Categories: Cameroon, Agriculture & Agro-industries


01/09/2018 - Addressing a standing room only crowd of global agriculture experts at the FAO headquarters in Rome, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, says the answer is a resounding yes!

Categories: Netherlands, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


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