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    By RAZAQ BAMIDELE London, May 4, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Kwara State can become Nigeria’s agricultural hub if the new administration invests in infrastructure, irrigation and proper harnessing of the agricultural value chain. These were the views of experts on Friday at a two-day Focused Workshop organised by the Kwara Transition Committee recently set up by the Governor-elect ...
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    London, April 24, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Since 2016, Togo has created about 36,000 employment, basically for young people in SMEs operating in agriculture Under the programme known as “The Project of Support to the Employ-ability And Insertion of Young People in the Growth Sectors (PAEIJ-SP, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has pumped about $1.7 million dollars in ...
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    London, Dec. 17, 2018 (AltAfrica)-The Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) has urged member nations to invest at least 10 per cent of their annual budgets in the agricultural sector. The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo, while speaking during the planetary of the ECOWAS Parliament, acknowledged that agriculture is the backbone ...
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    London, November 7, 2018 (AltAfrica)-Israel has committed $300 million to finance agricultural projects in Angola, its ambassador Oren Rozenblat announced in the municipality of Tomboco, Zaire province. The diplomat said that his visit served to identify the agricultural potential of the region and to establish cooperation with the current investors linked to the agricultural sector. ...
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    Rabat, September 18, 2018 (AltAfrica) –The Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the National Institute for Statistics and Applied Economics (INSEA) of Morocco have launched a joint training on agricultural statistics. Agriculture currently contributes more than 40% of Africa’s GDP and employs more than 70% of its population while current priorities ...