29 September – 2 October 2015. Lusaka, Zambia. This year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) was themed: “Walking the Talk on Youth and Women: Bringing Inclusive Agricultural Markets to Life.” The event is live streamed. The event has been jointly organized by the AGRF Partners Group, the federal government of Zambia, and the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA).
250 million in funding from eight donor countries, AECF is instrumental to dealing with the dearth of capital open to support fledgling African businesses-particularly small companies focused on various areas of farming and food creation. Africa is having a significant effect on the lives of rural poor people by addressing some of the continent’s most urgent development difficulties.
In 2014, the AECF stock portfolio reached an estimated 1.39 million households – equivalent to seven million people. 117 million in benefits for poor households; help provide over 5,000 careers, and improved access to clean, lasting energy for over 200,000 families. More details can be purchased in this unique record, which were taken to life in a display available for looking at / download here. Overview of Report, Commentary, and Feedback Keynote: Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Head and CEO of Objective, Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN).
The Africa Progress Report 2015 explains the vibrant steps that market leaders globally and in Africa must take to achieve this vision. Above all, the report shows that the global environment minute is also Africa’s instant – Africa’s moment to lead …Learn more →