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Feed Africa Discourse Heads to India, Cradle of Green Revolution
India's Green Revolution is known to have been prompted by the 1943 Bengal famine. The country revolutionized traditional food production practices and now produces enough food to feed its 1.3 billion people with surplus for export. Hence, India offers the perfect backdrop for the 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group, which is focused on the theme, "Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa" and the Bank's "Feed Africa: Strategy for Agricultural Transformation in Africa, 2016-2025." Read more. More about the AfDB in this BRIEFING.
African Development Bank, 28 February 2017
Agriculture, agri-business and agro-industries will dominate the knowledge events of the 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group scheduled to take place from May… Read more »
Held from May 22-26 in Ahmedabad, India, the central theme of the 2017 African Development Bank's Annual Meetings will be "Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa. The theme underscores the critical importance of agriculture in the Bank's work in particular and in Africa in general, while providing India, the cradle of the "Green Revolution," a good opportunity to share its experiences with thousands of participants who will attend the Bank's foremost annual gathering.
The 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group--the Bank's largest annual event--will be held on May 22-25, 2017 in Ahmedabad, India. The theme of the ... Read more »
As part of the African Development Bank's High 5 Agenda, the Bank in 2016 elaborated on two of its strategies to transform agriculture and to provide jobs for youths on the ... Read more »