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Stakeholders seek ways to improve agricultural financing in Uganda

December 9th, 2015 / Daily Monitor, by B4FA Fellow Lominda Afedraru

Access to finance is critical to agricultural and rural transformation in African countries, but agricultural financing is often termed a “policy orphan” due to how rarely policy framework is dedicated to it, as well as lack of coordination among stakeholders. Now, development partners Making Finance Work for Africa and CAADP …

How African countries are addressing soil infertility

December 2nd, 2015 / Daily Monitor, by B4FA Fellow Lominda Afedraru

Farmers in Africa are faced with a number of challenges that lead to infertile soils, which in turn affect farm productivity. Stakeholders from the public and private sectors are partnering to sensitise farmers on how they can keep soils fertile for improved agricultural production.
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