Africans advised to leverage on AfCFTA and trade in basic Agric products to ensure food security

November 18, 2022 Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), H.E. Wamkele Mene is advising Africans to Develop agricultural food value chains, eliminate tariffs and non-tariff...

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November 18, 2022 / Comments (0)

EU provides €10 million support for Ghana’s food security

October 22, 2022 The European Union (EU) on Friday signed an agreement to provide €10 million support Ghana’s food security and agribusiness value chain sectors. The support is part of the € 600...

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October 22, 2022 / Comments (0)

AfDB targets 38m tonnes increase in food production over 2 years

May 26, 2022 Aimed at averting a looming food crisis in Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved an African Emergency Food Production Facility to rapidly produce 38 million tonnes...

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AGRA’s COVID-19 Situation Report for July rues continental food insecurity

July 14, 2020 As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in AGRA-focus (1) countries, food insecurity remains a concern as economies suffer, AGRA’s COVID-19 Situation Report Number 5 for July 2020 states....

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$500m earmarked for food security

June 3, 2020 The World Bank Group approved today a US$500 million program to help countries in Africa and the Middle East fight the locust swarms that are threatening the food security and livelihoods...

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IFAD approves $20m support for Ghana’s Agric sector amid COVID-19

April 27, 2020 The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, has announced that the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, has approved a request $20 million dollars for...

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Coronavirus: Africa must keep trade borders open – World Bank

April 20, 2020 The World Bank has advised African governments to keep their trade borders open for business despite the coronavirus outbreak, in order to ensure the free flow of medical supplies, food and...

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