Agriculture

Cameroon and IFAD join forces to boost food security and support small-scale farmers

anaya katlego CXKk4zU7anE unsplashThe United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced a US$59.9mn investment to fund the second phase of the Commodity Value Chain Development Support Project (PADFA II), which will ensure the availability of quality climate-resilient seeds and other inputs, modernisation of irrigation infrastructure, minimise post-harvest losses as well empower women and youth

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Morocco: EIB, CAM sign US$233mn financing agreement to support agricultural ecosystems

pexels tomas anunziata 3876417The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Crédit Agricole du Maroc (CAM) have signed a US$233mn loan agreement to boost support for Moroccan agricultural and bio-economic businesses with a particular focus on sustainable development

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Lesotho, IFAD partner to improve livelihoods of most vulnerable small-scale farmers

45648044801 3987a2501b cThe United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced US$62mn in funding to boost food security and nutrition, mitigate the impact of climate change and strengthen livelihoods for 160,000 poor rural households in Lesotho

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Ministers commit to strengthening collaboration on food and agriculture

abubakar balogun TwOSyPtnM94 unsplashNear East and North Africa (NENA) ministers approved a ministerial declaration that provides the basis for enhanced cooperation across the region to develop sustainable solutions to the most urgent and pressing food and agricultural challenges, aimed at recovering from COVID-19 impacts and transforming food systems

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World Bank provides additional support for smallholder farmers in Ethiopia

pexels omotayo tajudeen 3213283The World Bank Group has approved a US$80mn grant from the International Development Association to support the government of Ethiopia to boost agricultural productivity and enhance market access for smallholder farmers

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