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How AfDB Is Helping Transform Agriculture in Africa

As the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) embarks on the implementation of its "Feed Africa Initiative", aimed at transforming African agriculture, the 2016 Development Effectiveness Report on Agriculture examines the impact of the Bank's contributions during the last five years. The report concludes that the Bank has taken the right steps to unleash the huge potential of the sector. Read more. More about AfDB in this BRIEFING


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"The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) work in agriculture has delivered a wide range of benefits to farmers: better seeds, irrigation and sustainable technologies, and greater access to finance and to markets. Bank projects have increased yields, production levels and incomes for farmers, resulting in more dynamic local economies. We recognise, however, that much more needs to be done" - 2016 Development Effectiveness Review on Agriculture