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04/03/2016 - The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT), a multi-donor fund contributed by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), and Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), and hosted and managed by the African Development Bank, has announced an Ongoing Call for Concept Notes for Project Grants.

Categories: Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships


29/05/2014 - The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) has awarded two grants worth almost US$650,000 to high value agriculture infrastructure projects in Tanzania. Tanga Fresh UHT Milk Factory and Kijani Agro Integrated Horticulture projects have been selected for their strong impact on local communities in Tanzania. They will be receiving funding to finance their market analyses, produce site surveys and other costs.

Categories: Tanzania, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Food Production, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


29/05/2014 - The AfDB’s Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) has awarded two grants worth almost US$1.5 million to high value agriculture infrastructure projects in Mozambique. EcoFarm Sugar Cane Production and Odebrecht Integrated Poultry Production projects have been selected for their strong impact on local communities in Mozambique. They will be receiving funding to finance their market analyses, site surveys and other preparation costs.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, Food Production


29/05/2014 - The AfDB’s Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) has awarded four new grants amounting to almost US$2,000,000 to high value agriculture infrastructure projects in Mozambique and Tanzania. EcoFarm sugar cane production and Odebrecht Integrated Poultry Project have been selected in Mozambique, while Tanga Fresh UHT milk production and Kijani Agro high quality fresh fruits and vegetables in Tanzania will receive funding.

Categories: Tanzania, Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


02/12/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Fédération Nationale des Coopératives de Vivriers de Côte d’Ivoire (FENACOVICI) ont procédé le 29 Novembre 2013, à Abidjan, à la signature du premier accord de don du Fonds pour l’Accélération du Développement agricole, en faveur d’une entreprise ivoirienne.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Food Production, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


07/11/2013 - The Agriculture Fast Track Fund, a new multi-donor trust fund, managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), designed to boost investment in Africa’s agricultural sector, is now accepting applications for new grants.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


23/10/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has come with concrete proposals aimed at helping Africa address the key challenges that are hampering its agricultural sector and food security in the continent.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Poverty Reduction, Environment, Infrastructure, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


22/10/2013 - “Two new applicants have been awarded grants under the Agriculture Fast Track Fund,” the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on 18 October 2013. This coincides with the celebration of the 2013 World Food Day.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production


02/09/2013 - The Government of Denmark has announced a contribution DKK 10 million (approximately US $1.8 million) to the Agriculture Fast Track Fund to Spur Investment in the development of African agriculture infrastructure.

Categories: Denmark, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, Food Production, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries


02/09/2013 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Donald Kaberuka, this week made an official visit to the Nordic member countries of the Bank Group to discuss the institution’s Strategy 2013-2022, its transformation agenda and the impeding return of the Bank to its headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, among other issues.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, African Legal Support Facility, The President


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