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02/05/2019 - A l’issue de 12 mois de formation dans les chaînes de valeur des filières agricoles, 35 jeunes « agripreneurs », dont 51% de femmes, ont reçu, le 23 avril 2019, leur certificat de fin de formation, ainsi que leur chèque pour les aider à s’installer et financer leurs projets.

Categories: Madagascar, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Employment, Youth


02/05/2019 - Senior Nigerian government officials and key investors have endorsed the African Development Bank’s Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) initiative, describing it as a pathway to Africa’s agricultural revolution.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries


26/04/2019 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement et le gouvernement de Guinée, ont signé, mardi 23 avril 2019 à Conakry, des accords de prêts et de don, pour un montant total de 81,1 millions de dollars EU.

Categories: Guinea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Environment, Transport, Food Production


24/04/2019 - The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT), hosted by the African Development Bank, has announced Us$ 3,390,000 funding for 17 new small and medium enterprises in the agriculture sector as part of its transformative support for food security, income enhancement, job creation, and improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Africa.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


23/04/2019 - Since 2016, the African Development Bank has committed $1.7 million to the Project to Support the Employability and Integration of Young People in Growth Sectors (PAEIJ-SP) in Togo, which has helped create 35,000 jobs in agricultural SMEs.

Categories: Togo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth


19/04/2019 - Pour lutter contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 17 avril 2019, un financement de 84,36 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Projet d’appui au bien-être alternatif des enfants et jeunes impliqués dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement du cobalt (PABEA-Cobalt).

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Coal, ADF, Poverty Reduction, African Natural Resources Centre


10/04/2019 - Farmers and other players in Sudan’s agricultural sector are celebrating the success of new heat-resistant wheat varieties which could transform the food landscape in Sudan. The country has been hard hit by a severe bread shortage and sharp price increases last year.

Categories: Sudan, Agriculture & Agro-industries


10/04/2019 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has urged African youth to get involved in agriculture, saying that the Bank has invested massively in jobs for youth in rural areas and that the sector offers enormous potential.

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


22/03/2019 - La réalisation des objectifs de développement et de croissance agricoles durables en Afrique passera par l’augmentation du nombre d’agriculteurs ayant un accès rapide aux engrais à des prix abordables.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism


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