African Development Bank Moves to Avert Food Crisis Across Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's board of directors announced that it approved a $1.5 billion facility to help African countries avert a looming food crisis in the continent.The initiative will provide 20 million African smallholder farmers with certified seeds and will increase access to fertilizers and enable them to rapidly produce 38 million tons of food. Read on

Farmer and TAAT beneficiary Afrasa Boru working in her wheat field - part of the TAAT Wheat Compact program in Ethiopia and Sudan 2021. The Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) programme aims to help the continent fulfill its enormous potential in the sector by employing high-impact technologies to boost output.

Farmer and TAAT beneficiary Chaltu Kebede inspecting her wheat field as part of the TAAT Wheat Compact program in Ethiopia and Sudan 2021. The Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) programme aims to help the continent fulfill its enormous potential in the sector by employing high-impact technologies to boost output.

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