Cholera Outbreak: 30 deaths across 30 states in Nigeria, Ministry of Environment Expresses Deep Concern

“Sustainable Human And Environment Interaction is Key to Cholera Prevention and Control”, H.E Iziak Salako   The Federal Ministry of Environment extends its condolence to families who have lost loved ones and stand in solidarity with all those affected by…

BENIN: IITA, TAAT and Sasakawa convene stakeholders for a seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a summit to draw a seed roadmap for the West African country. The consortium includes the Government of Benin, Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) of the African Development Bank, Building an…

At G7 Summit, Italian Prime Minister, Ms. Giorgia Meloni, and AFDB President, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, discuss launch of joint development initiatives

Joint Press Statement between Ms. Giorgia Meloni, Prime Minister of Italy, and Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group—G7 Heads of State and Government Summit   The Prime Minister of Italy, Ms. Giorgia Meloni, and the…

African Development Bank Group, Ethiopia launch $94 million project to boost Climate Resilient Wheat Value Chain Development in Ethiopia

The financing will support 500,000 smallholder farmer households in the Ethiopian states of Afar, Amhara, Oromia, and Somali, to increase wheat productivity from three to four tons per hectare   The African Development Bank Group and the government of Ethiopia,…

African Development Bank, African Union, United States Government, International Fund for Agricultural Development, CGIAR advance ties to boost Africa’s food production

….The African Union Commission-mandated Soil Initiative for Africa is a framework effort to systematically improve Africa’s soil health and productivity   Top development organisations have pledged to forge partnerships to expand the Vision for Adapted Crops and Soils (VACS), an…

Oando’s TAP Celebrates its 4th Anniversary

The Aggregator Programme (TAP) for the Alleviation of Hunger is an independent charity powered by Oando employees (#HumansOfOando) with the goal to relieve hunger in Nigeria’s most vulnerable communities through feeding programs.   Conceived in April 2020, TAP was designed…

Kenyan Farmers Get Fertilizer Boost with $2 million Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism Credit Guarantee

The Mechanism will provide a $2 million partial trade credit guarantee and a grant of $219,000 to Apollo Agriculture Limited, a Kenyan corporation, to facilitate the company’s fertilizer sales. In a significant step to advance food security in Kenya, the…

Liberia: TAAT and partners convene to draw seed roadmap

Agricultural transformation agencies, seed experts, researchers, and policymakers from Liberia and across Africa have organized a summit to draw a seed roadmap for the West African country. The consortium includes the Government of Liberia, the African Development Bank’s Technologies for…

IWD: Headfort Foundation urges women to speak out against domestic violence, others

As the International community marked the 2024 International Women’s Day (IWD), Headforth Foundation has urged women in the country to speak out against Gender Based Violence (GBV) and to get involved in programmes aimed at social engineering. The foundation made…

IWD 2024: HEDA Writes Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, NASS, on better deal for smallholder women farmers, climate champions

In commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2024, The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has called on President Bola Tinubu to prioritize the critical contributions of smallholder women farmers in Nigeria’s quest for food security and sustainable…

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