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Cooperation with China instrumental in Africa’s agriculture development: former Ethiopian PM

KIGALI, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Cooperation with China has been "very instrumental" in agriculture development and transformation in Africa, former prime minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn has said. In an exclusive interview with Xinhua on Tuesday in the Rwandan capital Continue Reading

Ex-Ethiopian PM on why Rwanda was named new home for continental agric body

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has said that Rwanda was selected to host the headquarters of the African Green Revolution Forum for the next five years due to its commitment to agriculture transformation.  Hailemariam is the new Chairperson for Continue Reading

Act now to avert food shortage, experts challenge Africa

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 view from most experts who attended the launch of the 2020 African Green Revolution Forum Continue Reading

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Rwanda Selected as Long-Term Home for African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), Infusing Continent’s Premier Gathering of Agriculture Leaders with a New Commitment to Progress

(ACCRA, GHANA, September 6, 2019) -- Following a competitive bidding process, the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Partners Group unanimously agreed and announced today that the Republic of Rwanda will host the AGRF 2020 and serve as the long-term home Continue Reading

Africa’s Premier Agriculture Forum Secures $500 Million for Young ‘Agripreneurs’, More than $200 Million in Agribusiness Venture Capital, and Major New Efforts to Advance Digital Farmer Services

Leaders from across Africa and around the world pledge new action to address the impacts of climate change on food production while revealing the hidden power of African agribusiness (Accra, Ghana, September 6, 2019)-- A $500 million commitment to developing Continue Reading

Small Businesses Soaring, Driving Growth Across African Agriculture

New report finds 64% of food consumed in Africa is handled by millions of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), creating vast opportunities for family and women farmers Accra, Ghana - A report published today finds that millions Continue Reading

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Cooperation with China instrumental in Africa’s agriculture development: former Ethiopian PM

KIGALI, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Cooperation with China has been "very instrumental" in agriculture development and transformation in Africa, former prime minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn has said. In an exclusive interview with Xinhua on Tuesday in the Rwandan capital Continue Reading

Ex-Ethiopian PM on why Rwanda was named new home for continental agric body

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has said that Rwanda was selected to host the headquarters of the African Green Revolution Forum for the next five years due to its commitment to agriculture transformation.  Hailemariam is the new Chairperson for Continue Reading

Act now to avert food shortage, experts challenge Africa

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 view from most experts who attended the launch of the 2020 African Green Revolution Forum Continue Reading