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September 1st, 2017 / This Day, Nigeria

Ahead of the 2017 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has called for greater attention to be paid to the implementation of concrete plans for achieving the green revolution in Africa.

The seventh African Green Revolution Forum, taking place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from September 4 to 8, will focus on ‘Accelerating Africa’s Path to Prosperity: Growing Economies and Jobs through Agriculture’.

The Forum is hosted by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), an African-led institution focused on putting farmers at the centre of the continent’s growing economies. AGRA is built on an alliance of partners that care about, commit to and invest in Africa’s agricultural transformation. Read more