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Ghanaian agritech startup Farmerline raises $1.5m from Dutch investor Oikocredit
27-09-2022 | 10:57:00
Ghanaian agritech startup Farmerline announced the second close of a Pre-Series A investment raise with an additional $1.5 million investment from Dutch social impact investor Oikocredit.
Agribusiness Development Centre launched a Business Accelerator Program (BAP)
26-09-2022 | 13:23:00
Agribusiness Development Centre powered by dfcu limited and Rabo foundation has launched a Business Accelerator Program (BAP) that will attract Agribusinesses getting out of ideation phase and offer them a business acceleration opportunity which should enable these enterprises to attract markets and funding for growth and sustainability of their operations.
Le 132ème Conseil d’Administration de la BOAD autorise de nouveaux engagements pour 349,5 milliards FCFA.
26-09-2022 | 09:23:00
Le Conseil d’Administration de la Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) s’est réuni en présentiel à Cotonou au Bénin pour sa 132ème session ordinaire, sous la présidence de Monsieur Serge EKUE, Président du Conseil d’Administration, Président de la BOAD.
African Development Bank issues $100m 7-year ''Feed Africa'' theme bond
23-09-2022 | 13:36:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), has issued a $100 million 7-year ''Feed Africa'' theme bond due September 2029. The new issuance was arranged by Citigroup Global Markets and sold to a single Japanese investor, Norinchukin Bank.
Nedbank partners with SA PALS to transform South Africa's agricultural sector
23-09-2022 | 13:18:00
Nedbank has announced a partnership with South African Partners in Agri Land Solutions (SA PALS), to facilitate transformation in the agricultural sector through a funding programme in enterprise development.
TradeMark East Africa and CABI partner to enhance market access for regional produce
23-09-2022 | 09:17:38
The two organisations have collaborated since 2017 to implement various Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary Measures (SPS) projects across East Africa in, among other areas, conducting studies on SPS Gaps in the region and tools to remedy the situation.
Pitch AgriHack 2022 announced Six youth technology innovators in Africa as winners
22-09-2022 | 12:18:00
Six youth technology innovators in Africa’s agriculture and food sectors win cash prizes in Pitch AgriHack 2022.
Terraformation launches new alliance to tackle global seed shortage and scale reforestation
22-09-2022 | 08:36:37
The Alliance will initially focus on inadequate seed supply as a barrier to reforestation at scale.
[Kenya] Insurtech startup Pula appoints Michael Joseph as board chair
22-09-2022 | 07:24:00
Former Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph has been appointed as board chair of Kenya agricultural insurtech startup Pula.
OPEC Fund provides $60m loan to promote food security, agricultural development in Côte d’Ivoire
20-09-2022 | 13:23:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development is providing a $60 million loan in support of the Northern Agro-Industrial Pole Project (2PAI-Nord) in Côte d’Ivoire to finance the development of high-potential geographical areas called Agropoles.
How Africa can escape chronic food insecurity amid climate change, IMF
20-09-2022 | 13:08:00
Climate change is intensifying food insecurity across sub-Saharan Africa, where Russia’s war in Ukraine and the pandemic are also adding to food shortages and high prices.
BAD soutient une convention de financement pour développer les chaînes de valeur agricoles au Cameroun
19-09-2022 | 12:22:00
Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du Projet de développement des chaînes de valeurs agricoles, le gouvernement camerounais et la Banque africaine de développement ont convenu de mettre en place un fonds de 13,12 millions d’euros.
[chronique] Marlene Mutimawase: Hausse des prix des produits alimentaires, une grande pression pour les PMEs
19-09-2022 | 08:53:00
La hausse des prix des denrées alimentaires et des intrants, ainsi que les défis contextuels actuels, mettent les PME du secteur alimentaire sous pression en Afrique.
[Column] Agnes Kalibata: Responding to crisis, growing Africa’s food systems
16-09-2022 | 09:35:00
The World Bank warns that for each one percentage point increase in food prices, 10 million people are thrown into extreme poverty. If food prices stay this high for a year, global poverty could go up by more than 100 million people.
Mastercard and Ecobank Group partner to digitize agricultural value chains in Africa
16-09-2022 | 07:08:30
Under the partnership, Ecobank will extend the reach and impact of the Mastercard Farm Pass platform leveraging its Pan-African network of 33 countries.
CFAO Consumer Retail ouvre un nouveau magasin Carrefour Market en Côte d’Ivoire
14-09-2022 | 12:10:00
CFAO Consumer Retail ouvre son premier centre commercial en Côte d’Ivoire, Ils se composent d’un supermarché Carrefour, d’un espace de restauration « food court » et d’une galerie marchande composée de nombreuses boutiques et de services.
Woolpert aligns geospatial companies and resources to form Woolpert Africa
12-09-2022 | 15:11:25
Woolpert has integrated the staff, resources and local experience of its two geospatial companies in Africa, Southern Mapping Company and AAM, to form Woolpert Africa.
AGRA and GAIN signed cooperation agreement
12-09-2022 | 10:33:43
The heads of the African Green Revolution Alliance (AGRA) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) signed a new five-year cooperation agreement at the 2022 African Green Revolution Forum in Kigali.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Cushioning food systems from shocks
09-09-2022 | 09:10:00
This week, thousands of delegates across the continent and beyond are gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Green Revolution Forum, AGRF, an annual event bringing governments and partners together around food security and making safe, nutritious foods produced in a sustainable way available to all Africans.
COMESA, partners unveil digital regional food balance sheet
09-09-2022 | 08:31:53
This initiative will help the region to inform policy and business decisions on food security, agricultural trade and investment.
Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah is 2022 Africa Food Prize Laureate
08-09-2022 | 10:56:26
The Director of West African Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, has been named the 2022 Africa Food Prize Laureate for his achievements in training African Agricultural Scientists for Africa.
GIZ s’associe avec Comoé Capital pour renforcer l’agro-industrie ivoirienne
08-09-2022 | 10:24:00
Comoé Capital, en partenariat avec la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a récemment lancé une nouvelle initiative visant à renforcer le secteur agroalimentaire et à contribuer à la mise en place de chaînes d’approvisionnement durables en Côte d’Ivoire.
New report calls for urgent action to cushion Africa’s food systems from shocks – AASR
08-09-2022 | 08:55:00
The 2022 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR22) was launched with a call for African governments to lead and coordinate domestic and external efforts to urgently and holistically tackle food insecurity in the continent.
AGRA announces 2022 WAYA awards winners
08-09-2022 | 08:45:00
Women agripreneurs from the Gambia, Rwanda, Benin and Nigeria receive US85,000 in grants at the annual Women Agripreneur of the Year Awards 2022
UM6P Ventures invests in De Novo Dairy, an alternative dairy precision fermentation startup in Africa
07-09-2022 | 15:58:00
UM6P Ventures has completed an investment in De Novo Dairy, a company that produces animal-free dairy products that provides the same sensory experience and nutrition as their traditional dairy counterparts.
IFC partners with Bar Magen to expand sustainable livestock production in Nigeria
06-09-2022 | 10:21:00
To support the growth and sustainability of Nigeria's livestock industry, IFC announced a partnership with Agro Bar Magen Nigeria (ABMN), a livestock feed manufacturing company, to increase production of livestock feed.
AGRA and GAIN sign cooperation agreement to strengthen African food systems
05-09-2022 | 08:24:04
The cooperation agreement covers GAIN support to the AGRF and working with AGRA to strengthen linkages between smallholder farmers and African agri-food companies, emphasizing better access to finance and technical skills for SMEs involved in the agri-food sector.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Bolstering integration with Tripartite Business Council
26-08-2022 | 17:02:19
In a historic move for the integration process, The East African Business Council, COMESA and SADC Business Council recently launched and formed the African Tripartite Business Council.
Donors launch initiative to transform agricultural interventions in Africa
26-08-2022 | 11:42:53
The African Agricultural Transformation Initiative (AATI), has been launched to improve sustainable development in Africa by bridging the gap between the formulation of strategic agricultural initiatives and their successful implementation at local level.
[Kenya] Sasini to start using drones for fertilizer application and chemical spraying on its Kipkebe tea farm
25-08-2022 | 14:06:59
ahari Aviation will use drone technology on the farm to offer agricultural services such as fertilizer application and chemical spraying on the tea farm.
Edo Agric Digital Innovation Hub to promote satellite intelligence for the Edo State agriculture sector
22-08-2022 | 13:17:26
The Edo Agric Digital Innovation Hub is a new virtual hub made up of a group of organisations with expertise in Agriculture and the public-benefit objective of creating an ecosystem to promote digital transformation, innovation and climate-smart agriculture in Edo State, Nigeria.
MIGA issues record 54 guarantees totaling $4.9 Billion in FY22
22-08-2022 | 10:41:00
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank Group (MIGA), whose mandate is to drive impactful foreign direct investment to developing countries, issued $4.93 billion in new guarantees in fiscal year 2022 across a record 54 projects.
Investing more for cotton made in Africa
22-08-2022 | 10:21:45
International and UN organizations call for increased investment in cotton, welcoming Afreximbank pledge of $300,000
USAID partners with AGRA and AFAD to improve Ghana farmers’ access to fertilizers
19-08-2022 | 10:43:09
Ghana imports to meet almost all of its fertilizer needs, and the war is making it impossible for the commodity to come in from Russia and Ukraine, resulting in shortages, with the attendant hike in prices.
Africa – Americas leaders agree to partner in advancing food system transformation
18-08-2022 | 22:38:09
Africa must continue to reinforce our ties in strengthening agri-food systems through decisive action in the areas of food, environmental and energy security,
AGRA is supporting the Government of Ethiopia in designing approaches to boost agriculture
18-08-2022 | 22:30:35
AGRA has provided three documents to officials from the Government of Ethiopia that emerged from joint programs in Ethiopia.
Urgent action is needed to improve Africa’s food systems
18-08-2022 | 22:22:00
The impact of a series of crises is exacerbating vulnerabilities in Africa’s food systems. Things will get worse unless mitigating actions are taken now to safeguard Africa’s food security.
Moov Africa Startup Challenge 2022
18-08-2022 | 14:13:00
Moov Africa Startup Challenge 2022 est une compétition qui consiste à faire concourir des startups innovantes dans les domaines de la Santé, de la Finance, de l’Agriculture, des villes intelligentes, de l’internet des objets et du gaming.
[Interview] Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Président, AfricaGlobal Schaffer
18-08-2022 | 12:18:00
Mima Nedelcovych est fondateur et président d'AfricaGlobal Schaffer, une société de conseil stratégique spécialisée dans le développement de projets, le financement de projets, la facilitation du commerce et les partenariats public-privé dans les pays en développement, et plus particulièrement en Afrique.
[Interview] Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Chairman, AfricaGlobal Schaffer
18-08-2022 | 11:07:00
Dr. Mima Nedelcovych is the Founder and Chairman of AfricaGlobal Schaffer, a strategic consulting firm focused on project development, project finance, trade facilitation, and public-private partnerships in developing countries, with a particular focus on Africa.
La start-up sénégalaise Afrikamart a levée de fonds auprès d’investisseurs dont Teranga Capital
18-08-2022 | 10:19:00
Teranga Capital, un fonds mis en place par le FONSIS et ses partenaires, accompagne Afrikamart dans son développement
[Senegal] RTI invests in agriculture to spur economic growth
18-08-2022 | 09:37:57
RTI International, a nonprofit research and global development institute, has been selected by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead a new program to sustainably reduce poverty and malnutrition in Senegal through growth in the agriculture sector.
ACTESA develops Regional Horticultural Observatory Programme
17-08-2022 | 13:01:17
ACTESA, which is the agriculture arm of COMESA, worked closely with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) through international Development Consultant Rogers MacJohn to finalise the COMESA Horticulture Observatory Programme.
[South Africa] Agritech disruptor driving down food costs for consumers and increasing profits for farmers
15-08-2022 | 12:09:00
A KZN-based startup is focusing on driving down the cost of food by cutting out middlemen and reducing transport costs while increasing profits for farmers.
USA provided $2.5 million in development assistance in Ghana amid global food security crisis
15-08-2022 | 11:48:00
The United States is providing $2.5 million in new development assistance, subject to congressional notification, in Ghana through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
[South Africa] Rural development negotiates a settlement to clear Citrus Blocked in the EU Ports
12-08-2022 | 10:25:49
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) confirms that it has managed to negotiate a settlement that will see clearing of citrus containers stuck in ports of entry in the European Union (EU).
CERF allocates $1 million to the Rift Valley fever response in Burundi
11-08-2022 | 11:24:00
United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs released a US$1 million contribution from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to assist around 340,000 people in the affected areas by the Rift Valley fever (RVF) in the Republic of Burundi.
German manufacturer Stihl Group selects Kenya as the Hub for East Africa
11-08-2022 | 10:30:00
The subsidiary dubbed Stihl East Africa will be its Eastern Africa hub servicing countries that include Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi among others.
WE! Fund et WIC Capital pour la valorisation des céréales locales et l'autonomisation économique des femmes
08-08-2022 | 12:11:00
WE! Fund et WIC Capital investissent 243 millions FCFA dans MBURU pour la valorisation des céréales locales et l'autonomisation économique des femmes
Nature Based Solutions make economic and environmental sense for farmers in Ghana
08-08-2022 | 11:32:25
Organic pesticides, waste-based fertilisers and forest regeneration are just a few of the green initiatives being employed in Ghana to boost farming communities’ resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Dialibatou a reçu un fond de 250 millions FCFA de WE ! Fund
08-08-2022 | 10:41:00
WE ! Fund investit 250 millions FCFA dans Dialibatou, une société spécialisée dans la torréfaction et la production de café moulu.
IAEA, FAO workshop strengthens food safety network across Africa
05-08-2022 | 09:58:00
Supporting initiatives to enhance food safety across the continent was the focus of an African Food Safety Workshop jointly held by the IAEA, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA).
AGRA’s women agripreneurs of the year awards (WAYA 2022) top 15 applicants are here
05-08-2022 | 09:40:00
The Women Agripreneurs of the Year Awards (WAYA) has announced the 2022 edition’s top 15 outstanding women agripreneurs applicants who were selected under three categories; Outstanding Value-adding Enterprise, Female Ag Tech Innovator, and Young Female Agripreneur (Rising Star).
Nature based solutions make economic and environmental sense for farmers in Ghana
05-08-2022 | 08:58:32
Organic pesticides, waste-based fertilisers and forest regeneration are just a few of the green initiatives being employed in Ghana to boost farming communities’ resilience to the impacts of climate change.
GE Foundation announces grant to support flood relief efforts in South Africa
05-08-2022 | 08:42:55
The GE Foundation announced a donation of US$100,000 to support relief efforts in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, where nearly 125,000 civilians have been displaced following disastrous flooding due to heavy rainfall sustained in April.
IFC and Jubaili Holdings partner to enhance food security in Sub-Saharan Africa
04-08-2022 | 13:20:00
IFC's $35 million financing package will help Jubaili expand its production capacity in Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda, helping to offset Africa's reliance on agrochemical imports.
The future of agricultural access to finance
03-08-2022 | 10:24:22
The agribusinesses were assessed initially in 2019, then they were given targeted training and capacity building to increase their professionalism based on the results of their baseline assessment.
World Bank strengthens West Africa's food systems resilience with $315m financing
03-08-2022 | 09:49:00
Additional 2 million people will benefit from a second phase of the West Africa regional Food Systems Resilience Program (FSRP-2) approved for a total amount of $315 million in International Development Association (IDA) financing.
The future of agricultural access to finance
02-08-2022 | 22:50:32
A strong, reliable, and internationally proven methodology is important in gaining momentum from the agribusinesses and obtaining confidence from the financial sector. In this project, the SCOPE Methodology and the bankability metrics filled this role.
Maxim Agri Holding, Victory Farms Ltd and Gatsby Africa partner on aqua-feed mill
02-08-2022 | 11:06:23
The Maxim Agri-managed feed mill facility will produce high quality and affordable aqua feeds to meet the demand from East Africa's growing aquaculture industry.
[South Africa] Transforming agriculture with intelligent technology
01-08-2022 | 14:17:37
The Internet of Things (IoT) has put its foot on the proverbial accelerator, delivering innovative solutions and disruptive inventions that reshape and redefine markets and sectors.
Les Etats-Unis fournissent 12 millions de dollars d'aide au developpement au Sénégal face au crise alimentaire
01-08-2022 | 12:50:00
En tant que pays cible de Feed the Future, le Sénégal intensifiera ses efforts pour atténuer directement les impacts de l'insécurité alimentaire croissante, qui a été exacerbée par l'invasion non provoquée de l'Ukraine par la Russie.
USAID fournisse 11 millions de Dollars pour le soutien économique et humanitaire
01-08-2022 | 12:42:00
Les États-Unis fournissent 6 millions de dollars en nouvelle aide humanitaire et 5 millions de dollars en soutien économique, par l'intermédiaire de l'Agence américaine pour le développement international (USAID) en Mauritanie
FSD Africa and Rabobank ACORN/Rabo Foundation to fund sustainable farming in Africa
01-08-2022 | 09:10:12
FSD Africa will support Acorn projects in the initial scale phase that aims to benefit around 3,000-5,000 small-scale farmers whilst Acorn has the ambition to reach 1 million farmers all over the globe following the scale-up.
Côte d’Ivoire lance un projet agro-industriel d’envergure pour réduire ses importations alimentaires
29-07-2022 | 10:57:00
Le Premier ministre ivoirien, chef de la Division agriculture à la direction générale pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest de BAD, des membres du gouvernement et des partenaires internationaux procèdent, au lancement officiel du Projet de développement du pôle agro-industriel.
Ecological farming a boon for staple crop farmers in Africa, new study finds
28-07-2022 | 13:12:35
An international team of scientists has found that eco-friendly practices such as growing a range of crops, including legumes such as beans or pigeonpea, and adding plant residues or manure to soils can raise food crop yields in places such as rural Africa.
Mise en oeuvre pilier 3 de l'initiative Farm
28-07-2022 | 11:39:00
Le FIDA et L’AFD s’engagent pour renforcer la résilience et la sécurité alimentaire des petits producteurs au Cameroun.
Oikocredit a accordé une ligne de crédit à Africa Negoce Industries (ANI)
28-07-2022 | 09:40:00
Oikocredit investit 2,7 millions d'euros dans Africa Negoce Industries pour soutenir la chaîne de valeur de la noix de cajou au Bénin.
FSD Africa partners with Rabo Foundation to fund sustainable farming for African small-scale farmers
27-07-2022 | 12:57:00
FSD Africa and Rabobank ACORN / Rabo Foundation have launched a collaboration to help African small-scale farmers transition to Agroforestry, a sustainable and climate resilient farming practice.
Oikocredit invests €2.7m in Africa Negoce Industries to support Benin cashew value chain
27-07-2022 | 11:40:00
Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit has provided a credit line of € 2.7 million to Africa Negoce Industries (ANI), a cashew trading and processing company in Benin.
IFC partners with Jubaili Agrotec to enhance food security in sub-Saharan Africa
27-07-2022 | 09:38:00
IFC and Jubaili Agrotec announced a partnership that will support the company to expand its regional footprint and increase thousands of smallholder farmers' access to key inputs such as fertilizer used to protect crops and increase food production.
GCF s'associe à la FAO pour deux grands projets de résilience climatique au Bénin et en Gambie
25-07-2022 | 12:21:00
Le Fonds vert pour le climat (GCF) et la FAO ont signé un accord de financement de 60 millions de dollars pour deux nouveaux projets majeurs qui amélioreront la résilience climatique au Bénin et en Gambie.
eco.business et Oragroup pour soutenir les agro-industries durables en Afrique subsaharienne
25-07-2022 | 09:35:00
Le Fonds eco.business s'est associé à son tout nouveau partenaire, Oragroup, pour financer des industries agroalimentaires d'Afrique subsaharienne titulaires de certifications volontaires de durabilité, au moyen d'un prêt senior de 15 millions d'euros.
Fonds Huruma soutient le financement des petits exploitants agricoles au Sénégal
25-07-2022 | 08:25:00
Le Fonds Huruma a réalisé son premier investissement en Afrique en accordant un prêt de 2,5 millions d'euros à l'institution de microfinance sénégalaise Caurie, leader dans le financement des petits exploitants agricoles.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Actualizing the Common Market Protocol
22-07-2022 | 16:00:33
The Summit discussed a raft of issues touching on the region from infrastructure development, energy transition, removing all restrictions on air transport services and strengthening the community.
Ministers of Africa and the Americas to hold first summit to enhance cooperation on agrifood issues
22-07-2022 | 11:43:00
Ministers of Agriculture, heads of international organizations and private sector representatives will meet this month during the first Summit of Africa and the Americas, to enhance cooperation on Agrifood Systems amid global threats to food security.
African Development Fund approves $5.4 million grant to build food security, as millions face crisisin Somalia
21-07-2022 | 13:50:08
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $5.4 million grant to support the building of urgently needed food security in Somalia.
Startup Afrikamart réussit sa levée de fonds en amorçage
21-07-2022 | 13:17:04
Le leader de l’Agritech en Afrique de l’ouest a tenu le pari d’une levée de fonds en série A d’environ 533 millions de francs Cfa [soit 850 mille USD]
African Agriculture Transformation to receive $27 million for emergency production of food
21-07-2022 | 13:14:28
African Development Bank Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT) to receive $27 million for emergency production of 120 million tonnes of food
MIGA soutient l'ouverture par UM6P d'un campus universitaire de pointe au Maroc
21-07-2022 | 08:50:00
L'Agence multilatérale de garantie des investissements a émis une garantie en faveur du Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank of France et de BNP Paribas of France d'un montant de 570 millions d'euros pour couvrir des prêts au groupe OCP.
Côte d'Ivoire as a country for investment
19-07-2022 | 17:55:44
Côte d'Ivoire has raised its reputation as a leading party for investment when considering francophone Africa but also considering the continent as a whole.
[Nigeria] African Development Bank Board approves $134 million loan to boost local food production
19-07-2022 | 17:34:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved a $134 million loan for the National Agriculture Growth Scheme – Agro Pocket program in Nigeria to scale up food production and boost livelihood resilience.
The AFCFTA Secretariat, Afreximbank and WFP agreed to collaborate on agricultural development and trade in Africa
19-07-2022 | 16:49:57
AfCFTA Secretariat, Afreximbank and WFP have signed a three-year MoU to disburse US$2 billion in farming loans and credit lines for agro-processors and commodity traders by 2025.
IFC and Zambeef partner to boost food security, strengthen Agribusiness in Zambia
19-07-2022 | 16:26:00
IFC and Zambeef Products PLC, one of the region's leading agribusiness companies, are joining forces to boost food security and strengthen Zambia's agricultural sector to create jobs and help fight poverty.
Eni launches the first production of vegetable oil for biorefining in Kenya
19-07-2022 | 16:05:53
Eni completed the construction of the oilseed collection and pressing plant (agri-hub) in Makueni, Kenya, and started production of the first vegetable oil for bio-refineries.
Green Climate Fund approves new projects in Benin and the Gambia
19-07-2022 | 15:58:14
The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have approved $60 million in funding to support climate-resilient projects in Benin and the Gambia promoting sustainable practices in vulnerable rural communities of these countries.
CFI reports progress on traceability, agroforestry and forest protection in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
19-07-2022 | 12:12:00
The governments of Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana and 35 companies in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI), including IDH, reported progress made towards ending deforestation in both countries.
GCF partners with FAO to support climate-resilient projects in Benin and the Gambia
19-07-2022 | 11:59:35
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved $60 million in funding to support climate-resilient projects in Benin and the Gambia promoting sustainable practices in vulnerable rural communities of these countries.
[Nigeria] AfDB approves $134 million loan to boost local food production
19-07-2022 | 08:49:21
The program will support fast-tracking of the implementation of key policy and institutional reforms and boost private sector participation in agriculture.
[South Sudan] African Development Bank grants $8.1 million to support food production
18-07-2022 | 12:32:07
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved a grant of $8.1 million to South Sudan to fund its Emergency Food Production Programme.South Sudan: African Development Bank grants $8.1 million to support food production
BAD accorde un don de 4 millions de $ pour parer aux risques d’insécurité alimentaire au Tchad
18-07-2022 | 12:23:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a accordé un don de 4,05 millions de dollars américains au Tchad, pour lui permettre de mettre en œuvre son Projet d’appui au secteur agricole et de réponse à la crise alimentaire.
Reconstitution des ressources de l'IDA20 avec 93 milliards de $.
18-07-2022 | 12:04:50
Les chefs d'État et de Gouvernement africains se sont engagés à saisir les opportunités en réponse aux multiples crises, et à orienter leurs économies dans des voies transformatrices en partenariat avec l'Association internationale de développement (IDA) de la Banque mondiale.
La Banque Mondiale approuve 2ème phase du programme nutritionnel à Madagascar
18-07-2022 | 11:43:36
La Banque mondiale a approuvé la deuxième phase du programme d'amélioration des résultats nutritionnels pour un montant de 85 millions de dollars, dont 42,5 millions à titre de dons et 42,5 millions à titre de crédit, afin de continuer à soutenir Madagascar à lutter contre le retard de croissance généralisé chez les enfants.
Swedfund investit dans des fonds de crédit privés pour soutenir les moyennes entreprises Africaines
18-07-2022 | 09:11:00
L'institution suédoise de financement du développement, Swedfund, investit un total de 45 MUSD dans deux fonds de crédit privés pour soutenir la croissance économique durable et l'égalité des sexes.
Swedfund invests in private credit funds to support African mid-sized companies
18-07-2022 | 08:57:00
The Swedish development finance institution, Swedfund, invests a total of MUSD 45 in two private credit funds to support sustainable economic growth and gender equality.
[Kenya] African Development Bank approves a €63 million loan to increase cereals and oil seed production
15-07-2022 | 09:59:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a €63 million loan to Kenya to significantly boost cereals and oil seeds production by over 1.5 million metric tonnes over the next two years.
Africa Jutes investit dans la construction d'une usine de sacs d'intrants agricoles au Bénin.
11-07-2022 | 12:48:00
Africa Jutes Industries, une entreprise spécialisée dans la transformation de produits agricoles, souhaite investir 1 milliard de FCFA (1,5 million de dollars) dans la construction d'une unité de production de sacs de jute dans la zone industrielle de Glo-Djigbé (GDIZ) au Bénin.
Financement des PME /PMI au Tchad par BDEAC
11-07-2022 | 09:25:00
La BDEAC signe deux Accords de prêt d’un montant total de FCFA 16,5 milliards avec la CBT et avec UCEC-MK
FSD Africa Investments commits £8m to finance a new class of asset allocators in Africa
11-07-2022 | 08:24:25
FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), has announced an £8 million investment to support a new class of investors who are financing Africa’s small businesses and consider gender equity a key driver of financial performance.
African Development Bank extends €121 million food-production loan to Senegal
10-07-2022 | 19:15:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved a €121 million loan to Senegal for implementation of an emergency agricultural programme that will benefit 850,000 small farmers, 35% of whom are women.