AfDB and FAO commit to agriculture investment in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have committed to raise up to $100m over five years, to support joint partnership activities aimed at growing agriculture investments in Africa.

The FAO's technical assistance would cover areas such as sustainable agricultural intensification and diversification, scaling up value chain innovations, climate-smart agriculture, blue growth/blue economy, agri-food system, women's economic empowerment, promotion of responsible private investments, resilience and risk management and capacity building for transition states. 

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