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20/09/2017 - Increased awareness of the Continental Education Strategy for Africa 2016-2025 (CESA 16-25), Science Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA 2024), and the UNESCO Strategy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) (2016-2021)

The African Union Commission’s Department of Human Resources Science and Technology (AUC-HRST) – Education Division and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa’s Working Groups on Communication for Education and Development (ADEA WG-COMED) and Education Management and Policy Support (ADEA WG-EMPS)

Categories: Youth, Education

19/09/2017 - L’agriculture au Togo, qui emploie 70 % de la population active et contribue pour près de 39 % au produit intérieur brut (PIB) du pays, occupe une place prépondérante dans l’économie togolaise. Dans le cadre de sa politique de modernisation de l’agriculture, le gouvernement togolais a bénéficié des conseils de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) pour créer un projet de portemonnaie électronique qui a transformé la vie de nombreux producteurs agricoles du pays.

Categories: Togo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Information & Communication Technology

19/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) is advocating closer linkages between development partners and policy-makers to enhance the informal sector’s contribution to building an African food and cuisine value chain.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Partnerships, Youth, Gender

19/09/2017 - When it comes to agribusiness, experience is the best teacher, according to young Africans who have successfully cut out profitable and society-changing business ventures in agriculture.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth

19/09/2017 - Major agriculture sector financiers, U.N. agencies and research organizations have underscored the urgent need to cushion small-scale African farmers from the adverse effects of climate change.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, Employment

11/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) is intensifying its financing for the production of crops with the highest potential for industrializing the African agriculture.

Top on the list is cassava, which could be used to produce ethanol for industrial use and other frequently utilized home products, according to a Senior Advisor at the Bank.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Private Sector

11/09/2017 - Continental early-warning systems for nutrition are urgently need to curb cases of malnutrition, experts attending a nutrition-focused forum said on September 7, 2017.

The nutrition experts recommended that the African Development Bank (AfDB) should develop these early-warning systems in partnership with organizations involved in food security initiatives.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Nutrition, Partnerships, Youth, Gender, Education

11/09/2017 - Si l’Afrique veut mettre fin à la faim d’ici à 2025, elle doit mettre un terme aux importantes pertes agricoles post-récoltes, qui représentent jusqu’à 30 % de sa production, ont martelé des experts, jeudi 7 septembre 2017, au quatrième jour de la 7e édition du Forum pour la révolution verte en Afrique (AGRF) en cours à Abidjan.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Poverty Reduction

07/09/2017 - The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 paid a visit to the African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Liberia, The President

07/09/2017 - Tackling climate change in Africa will work effectively if efforts are first geared towards eliminating challenges faced by smallholder farmers across the continent, experts say.

The problem of climate change and how it has affected the continent’s agriculture sector was one of the key topics at the 7th African Green Revolution Forum in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Partnerships