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18/02/2019 - Increasing numbers of women can be seen around the goat and sheep pens of Saria, in the province of Boulkiemdé, in Centre-West Burkina Faso. But not for the typical scenario - as animal herders; nowadays, they are there because they own them. One of them, Salimata Kaboré, runs a small penwith four animals- two ewes and two rams.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Health, Employment, Food Production, Nutrition


05/02/2019 - Bertine Mariazy is a farmer in Tanandava, a rural town in Morombe District in south-west Madagascar. Her standard of living has soared over the past eight years, as a result of development works in the irrigated area of Bas Mangoky (supplied with water by the Mangoky, at 822 km in length, the longest river in Madagascar). Having better quality water and in greater quantity for her land has enabled her to double her rice production and her cropping area.

Categories: Madagascar, Environment, Gender, Food Production


17/10/2018 - For Miriam Ahuna Ofoeze, nothing now stands between her and her cherished goal of becoming a successful agribusiness entrepreneur. Thanks to an innovative training programme sponsored by the African Development Bank at Purdue University, Indianapolis, the young Nigerian is even convinced she now has what it takes to become a future World Food Prize winner.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


  • From: 17/10/2018
  • To: 19/10/2018
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.

President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a Bank delegation to the World Food Prize 2018 edition taking place in Iowa, U.S. The Bank will participate in various events to showcase its Technologies for Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) and other key initiatives.

Categories: United States of America, Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries


28/08/2018 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a signé avec le gouvernement du Togo des accords de prêt et de don pour un total de quelque 16,63 milliards de FCFA, dans le cadre de son Projet de transformation agro-alimentaire (PTA-Togo).

Categories: Togo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, ADF, Food Production, Fragility & Resilience


  • From: 29/01/2018
  • To: 29/01/2018
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the African Union Commission (AUC), the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners will launch the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) initiative on Monday 29 January 2018 in Addis Ababa from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. The Breakfast event will take place on the margins of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.

Categories: Ethiopia, Nutrition, Food Production, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Youth, Education, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, The President


23/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost agriculture and nutrition across Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Nutrition


20/10/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative – a knowledge- and innovation-based response to the recognized need to scaling up proven technologies across Africa.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


20/10/2017 - The World Food Prize is a great motivation which puts the wind behind the sails of what the African Development Bank is doing with its development priorities − the High 5s – especially Feed Africa, the President of the Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.

Categories: United States of America, The High 5s, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


20/10/2017 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called for urgent action from stakeholders over the deepening crisis of global malnutrition.

Categories: Nutrition, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


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