African agriculture


  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    This book focuses squarely on the future of Sub Saharan African agriculture and agriculture' s role in the subcontinent's development. It reveals the scope of the demographic, economic, and environmental- as well as the social, cultural, and political- challenges at hand
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    This book focuses squarely on the future of Sub Saharan African agriculture and agriculture' s role in the subcontinent's development. It reveals the scope of the demographic, economic, and environmental- as well as the social, cultural, and political- challenges at hand
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  • Press Releases

    African Agriculture Fund launched in Paris... One year after food riots broke out in various parts of the world, four international financial institutions are joining hands to create an investment fund for African agriculture. The African Agriculture Fund (AAF) brings together the African Development Bank (ADB), the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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  • Défis agricoles africains

    "Défis agricoles africains" is the fruit of collaboration between Agence Française de Développement executives, their research partners, associations and African leaders who were willing to give their vision of the future of agriculture and their view on how to promote it... The book will have achieved its target if it manages to change the way we look at African agriculture, if it gives rise to deep debate and if it manages to promote long-term commitments by all those who must support the promotion of farming families
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  • Press Releases

    African Agriculture Fund first closes on US$ 135 Million... The African Agriculture Fund (AAF), a private equity fund designed to respond to the food crisis that severely impacted the continent in 2008 in the wake of escalating food prices, reached its first closing at US$ 135 million in November 2010
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  • Press Releases

    The transformation of African agriculture"... The transformation of African agriculture
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  • Press Releases

    The agreement between AFD and UNIDO comes under the partnership between the two institutions set out in a letter of intent signed in March 2009. They also work together on the African Agriculture Fund and the related Technical Assistance Facility and there are regular contacts between the technical teams and Directorates General of the two organizations, in close association with France's Permanent Representation at the Office of the United Nations and other International Organizations in Vienna
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