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African Governments Must Prioritize Agriculture to Drive Inclusive Economic Growth and Development

Stronger political leadership and increased spending on agriculture required for Africa’s economic transformation Côte d’Ivoire to host the Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2017, a high level continental Forum. Smallholder farmers as agribusiness game changers expected to top discussions Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 13 April 2017 – Governments across Africa, private sector actors, donors and development partners…

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COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE

Les Gouvernements africains doivent accorder la priorité à l’agriculture pour impulser la croissance économique et le développement inclusif  Volonté politique plus forte et augmentation des dépenses consacrées à l’agriculture pour la transformation économique de l’Afrique. La Côte d’Ivoire abritera l’édition 2017 du Forum pour la Révolution verte en Afrique (AGRA), une rencontre continentale de haut…

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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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