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World Food Prize laureate: future of African youth lies in agriculture, not Europe

June 28th, 2017 / VoA.com

Making agriculture profitable and “cool” for young people in Africa is key to lifting millions out of poverty and stemming migration to Europe, said the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB).
Akinwumi Adesina was named the winner of this year’s World Food Prize on Monday for his decades-long work to …

How AfDB is helping transform agriculture in Africa

December 23rd, 2016 / Worldstagegroup.com

By 2025, Africa aims to feed its fast growing population with its own production. What is more, the world will need Africa’s help to feed an extra two billion people in the coming generation. So making the right investments right now is crucial to unleash the huge potential of Africa’s …

African Development Bank in fresh bid to fight malnutrition

May 25th, 2016 / AllAfrica

Top leaders at the African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings, organised in partnership with the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, have outlined a vision for a new high-level effort and shared new data that would strengthen the economic case for investment in nutrition across Africa. …