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NEPAD calls for increased financing to agro-sector

March 3rd, 2016 / Daily Mail, Zambia

Increased financing for African agriculture and implementation of well researched extension services is important in developing the sector that can ensure food security and uplift majority poor out of poverty, a senior international agricultural expert has said. Speaking ahead of the 12th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform (CAADP-PP) …

The World Bank Group welcomes Sudan’s decision to Join the CGIAR fund

November 2nd, 2015 / AllAfrica

Sudan has decided to join the CGIAR Fund, the world’s largest public vehicle for financing the agricultural research advances needed to tackle complex global development challenges. As a donor to the CGIAR Fund, Sudan supports the development and dissemination of improved crop varieties, livestock vaccines, and sustainable agroforestry and farming …