Infrastructure

Sudan, IFAD to help smallholder farmers increase food security and manage natural resources

3964028704 b8d7bcca3c cWith more than 80 per cent of the Sudanese labour force engaged in agriculture, a new US$85.7mn programme that aims to increase food security and ensure access to natural resources is a vital investment in Sudan’s future

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Farm-to-market road rehabilitation activity in Liberia

farmer marketThe US Agency for International Development (USAID) is set to launch farm-to-market road rehabilitation activity (F2MRR) in Liberia, which will be implementing the rehabilitation of Feed the Future (FtF) farm-to-market roads to support goals of poverty alleviation and hunger reduction

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AfDB signs agreements to foster fertiliser market in Nigeria and Tanzania

AfDB fertiliserThe African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) have signed two grant agreements to implement trade credit guarantees worth US$5.4mn to support fertiliser value chains in Nigeria and Tanzania, benefitting smallholder farmers

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‘African countries can benefit from Japan’s healthy foods and diets culture’

japan africa bhaiAfrican countries have the opportunity to tap into Japan's knowledge of smart technologies, agricultural machinery and marketing, according to FAO director-general Qu Dongyu

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Bayer launches US$22.07mn Social Innovation fund for African farmers

bayer africa 1The Bayer Foundation has launched US$22.07mn Social Innovation ecosystem fund by awarding US$3.31mn to four pioneering social innovators such as myAgro, MercyCorps, Path and Living Goods

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