In this conversation, Dr. Apollos Nwafor, AGRA’s vice president for policy and state capability discusses
Yara International has been investing in the African food space for decades; their focus now is on the getting
More than 4,000 delegates from African governments, the private sector, civil society, the research community
The COVID-19 crisis is highlighting many fragilities in contemporary food systems. But the pandemic has also created
The AGRF is a forum for African agriculture, bringing together stakeholders in the agricultural
Tuesday — Prime Minister Dr. Edouard Ngirente officiated the Opening Ceremony of the 10th Edition of Africa
How researching outer space can help to solve problems with farming on earth. We interview Dr. Catherine Nakalembe
At the Youth Town Hall of the Africa Green Revolution Forum, Rwandan President Paul Kagame opened
Last week the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) turned global.
Last week the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) turned global. Some 10,000 people from around the world
Strengthening Africa’s agriculture systems will not only make the continent more self-reliant and resilient to future
The last session of this year’s AGRF virtual summit was the announcement of two prestigious prizes:
The need to transform food systems in Africa to reduce poverty and improve food security and nutrition is more urgent
Ms Nozipho Tshabalal, MD, Akwanda Productions welcomed the audience to
Opening discussions around the future of Africa’s food systems, Lionel Zinzou – the former Prime Minister of Benin
It has been a busy week for The Deal Room, driving home the impact of agribusiness enterprises
Driven by urbanisation, population growth and increasing food demand worldwide, Africa’s Agribusiness sector
Digital agricultural solutions represent a broad range of technologies and practices that can help reduce
"Africa is the last frontier where agricultural productivity can transform the lives of millions of people", said Mr.
The global pandemic has challenged Africa to find a clear pathway for food security. If Africa is to succeed
This session curated a macro perspective on African value chains and their integration into global markets.
Youth are best-placed to lead the
Agriculture in Africa has the potential to not only feed the continent but to drive sustainable, resilient and inclusive growth.
They say if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. Or, in the words of the late Kofi Annan,
If I was a Minister of Agriculture, I’d sit in the Minister of Trade’s office and work together on developing a clear plan
On day Three of the AGRF Summit, the Deal Room continued in its mission to help companies source finance
As Africa bids to meet its nutrition goals it is required of its leaders to focus on strategies that encourage the consumption of local food product
According to the UN State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020 (SOFI 2020) report, the world is still way off track for achieving
Rural retail ago-dealers and their suppliers face many challenges when selling and distributing agricultural inputs to smallholder farmers.
As the COVID-19 pandemic struck Africa and food challenges linked to broken supply chains
A passion for their calling and a determination for their opinions to be heard were the overriding sentiments demonstrated
Twelve young entrepreneurs made pitches for the $100,000 GoGettaz Agripreneur prize, a competition for innovative youth with business
The session on ‘Food Systems & Nutrition: Reaching Urban Food Consumers Through Resilient Supply
This year’s AGRF theme is Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent, and the summit’s focus for its second day was nutrition and health.
The challenge of feeding Africa's cities can be overcome by a clever synergy between city planning and
In Africa, and in other regions facing rapid urbanisation, feeding growing cities is becoming an increasing
Not even the global COVID-19 pandemic could prevent the AGRF 2020 summit from going ahead, as the organizers showed
How to build a resilient and sustainable future was the subject under discussion by a group of distinguished leaders,
Urban populations are growing faster in Africa than anywhere in the world. Feeding Africa’s cities, and providing access
As Africa strives to overcome the challenges of climate change, pest attacks and now COVID-19, there is a need for investment
The official opening of this year’s AGRF Deal Room was on Day One of the AGRF 2020 Summit. Although virtual in 2020,
The ‘Women in Agriculture: Women-led Resilience Strategies’ session surveyed the many obstacles faced by women in agriculture
It would be easy to look at the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic as the final straw that will bring about potential disaster for Africa.
Theme: Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent – Leveraging Urban Food Markets to Achieve Sustainable Food Systems in Africa
FAO and AGRA bring partners together to share knowledge in fight against the global pandemic 23 April 2020, Accra – With over 60 percent of the
KIGALI, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) — Cooperation with China has been “very instrumental” in agriculture development and transformation in Africa, former prime
Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has said that Rwanda was selected to host the headquarters of the African Green Revolution Forum
Without changing the approach towards the efforts to end hunger, Africa risks remaining as the only continent struggling with hunger in 2030. This is the
KIGALI, Rwanda: September 15, 2020: At the 2020 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Kigali, Rwanda, governments, business leaders, youth entrepreneurs, investors and partners gathered in the Agribusiness Deal Room 2020 to explore ways to strengthen food systems and secure Africa’s agricultural transformation.
Media are invited to register for the 2020 AGRF Virtual Summit taking place from Tuesday, 8 September until Friday, 11 September.
Co-hosted by the Government of Rwanda and the AGRF Partners Group, the theme of the Summit is “Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent: Leveraging Urban Food Markets to Achieve Sustainable Food Systems in Africa.”
It is no hyperbole to say that East Africa is the epicentre of several emergencies on the continent. The region remains mostly food insecure, with over 50 percent of the population moderately or acutely food insecure in 2019, according to the 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World.