Food security


  • Agriculture and food security

    Agriculture and food security
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  • Agriculture and food security

    Agriculture and food security
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  • Agriculture and food security

    Agriculture and food security
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  • Food and nutrition security

    Food and nutrition security... Following the food crisis in 2008, AFD wished to gain a better understanding of the factors of food insecurity and security, both on the supply and demand side... The research conducted at AFD on the theme of food and nutritional security addresses the aspects of both supply and demand
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  • Inauguration of new innovative projects for food and nutrition security in West Africa

    Inauguration of new innovative projects for food and nutrition security in West Africa... From 22nd to 28 th October 2016, AFD participated in a workshop in Lomé, organized during the inauguration of the third phase of innovative projects for food and nutrition security in West Africa. Capitalize on successful experiences for food security
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  • Assisting regional integration and supporting the ECOWAS

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a key actor in regional integration and, as such, is receiving increasing support from AFD, particularly in the agriculture and food security sector... At regional level, AFD works closely with other European donors, particularly for the implementation of a project which aims at creating a Regional Food Security Reserve, a project that has been promoted by the G20 since 2011. Although AFD's operations currently focus on the agricultural sector, they should continue to develop and could be extended to other sectors in the coming years (energy, infrastructure...)
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  • ECOWAS and AFD strengthen their cooperation to counter food insecurity in West Africa through a financial contribution from European Union

    The President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States of (ECOWAS) and the Country Director of the French Development Agency (AFD) in Abuja had signed on November 27th 2014, in presence of the French Ambassador in Nigeria, two grant agreements in order to improve food security and to increase income among small scale farmers
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  • Useful links

    In the food security, agriculture and water fields. Last update in August 2012
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  • Agriculture and Rural Development

    Food security today concerns the entire planet... To address this situation, our priority at AFD is agriculture and food security in the broad sense, but in Sub Saharan Africa where both the potential and needs are enormous... Finally, there are aspects related to migrations, which is why the food security issue must be addressed at the sub-regional level in West Africa. If we do not take action, the food crisis may be exacerbated by growing desertification and the increase in the African population
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  • Financial products applicable to Cambodia

    Agriculture and Food Security. AFD, in line with the food security target which is one of the government's priority objectives, is financing four sizeable projects which aim to increase rice production by extending irrigated areas
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