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African Leaders, Businesses, and International Donors Promise More than US $30 Billion in Unprecedented Commitment to African Agriculture

 Editor’s Note: Follow live–updates at @TheAGRF and #AGRF2016 and #SeizetheMoment. Government of Kenya, USAID, African Development Bank, Kenya Commercial Bank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and The Rockefeller Foundation “Seize the Moment” to push aggressive economic agenda NAIROBI, KENYA (8 September 2016) — It was a blockbuster moment for African agriculture yesterday as African leaders,…

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More than US $30 billion in commitment to African agriculture

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It was a blockbuster moment for African agriculture yesterday as African leaders, businesses, and major development partners pledged more than US $30 billion dollars in investments to increase production, income and employment for smallholder farmers and local African agriculture businesses over the next ten years.

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