African Development Bank approves $15m equity investment in AFSF to boost agribusiness in Africa
African Development Bank approves $15m equity investment in AFSF to boost agribusiness in Africa

In an effort to boost agri-business and enhance food security in Africa, the African Development Bank Board has approved a $15m equity investment in Africa Food Security Fund (AFSF), to support enterprises in agribusiness SMEs and enhance food security in Africa.

15 Jun 2018

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Repositioning family farming in global agriculture

The United Nations (UN) has officially declared 2019 to 2028 as the decade of family farming. This follows the success of the International Year of Family Farming campaign (IYFF) which ran in 2014, aiming to reposition family farming at the centre of agricultural, environmental and social policies in the national agendas by identifying gaps and opportunities to promote a shift towards a more equal and balanced development.

By Ntswaki Motaung 14 Jun 2018