Tag: AfDB

Job Vacancy: Agribusiness Expert at FARA

Job Vacancy Announcement Disseminated by Agricinghana Media Ref: FARA/ad/agribuz/2018 Organisation/Location: Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) secretariat, Accra, Ghana Application deadline:  June 21, 2018 Details: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) supports the Feed Africa by providing needed, proven agricultural and food processing technologies and implementation strategies for inclusion within the Bank’s loans to Regional Member Countries. TAAT’s approaches… Read more →

Reversing Africa’s cocoa paradox: A new call to action

“What’s the brain surgery in making chocolates? The price of cocoa beans always falls, but never the price of chocolates” – Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank Around the world, chocolate in all shapes and sizes symbolize Easter and bring joy to millions of kids and adults alike. And the demand for chocolate will most likely continue to increase, according… Read more →

With 2 new initiatives, AfDB’s ‘Feed Africa’ strategy takes shape

DES MOINES, Iowa — The African Development Bank is doubling down on agriculture, one of its five key priorities, with a strategy guided by business-minded agricultural development. Greater cooperation and local investment in research — and getting new technologies in the hands of farmers — is key to the continent’s agriculture and food security needs, according to the bank. In a series… Read more →