03 Mar 2023
Ftwg Ghana

Fertilizer technical working group holds validation workshop

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A two-day fertilizer technical working group workshop to present, analyse and validate country-level fertilizer statistics, is going on at Sogakope in the Volta Region.

The workshop, dubbed “2022 fertilizer statistics validation work­shop,” is also to discuss imports, exports and apparent fertilizer consumption to help policy makers make informed decisions concern­ing fertilizers.

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10 Feb 2023
Abah Ofon

Supporting African Agriculture – Afreximbank holds Workshop alongside the West African Fertilizer Association, focused on Financing Solutions to increase the Availability and Affordability of Fertilizer in the Region

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The combined impact of Covid-19 and war in Ukraine has wreaked unprecedented disruption on global supply chains, and sharply increased the need for both short and long-term solutions to Africa’s food and fertilizer needs. African institutions have a responsibility to intervene in the agricultural input sector to ensure the security and viability of our continent’s vital food supply and agribusiness sector.

Moreover, the Bank’s discussions with large agro dealers in …

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31 Jan 2023
Dr Okuku

WAFA appoints Dr Innocent Okuku as Executive Secretary

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WAFA has appointed an Executive Secretary in the person of Dr. Innocent Okuku, effective January 1, 2023. He will play the important role of overseeing all the activities of the association, serve as the main contact for partners/stakeholders, and ensuring that the association is sustainably functional. Dr. Innocent Okuku has been instrumental to the growth of the association and served on the board of WAFA as 1st Vice-President and Coordinator …

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28 Jan 2023
Dakar 2 Summit

Development partners commit $30 billion to food production in Africa

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DAKAR, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Development partners have committed $30 billion to boost food production in Africa over the next five years, the president of the African Development Bank said on Friday at the close of a summit on food security on the continent.

The continent is facing its worst food crisis ever, with more than one in five Africans – a record 278 million people – facing hunger, according …

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26 Jan 2023


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Agriculture places a critical role in the sustenance of lives and livelihoods on the continent. A 2019 McKinsey report emphasised the role of agriculture in Africa, which has a massive social and economic footprint. “More than 60% of the population of sub-Saharan Africa is smallholder farmers, and about 23% of sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP comes from agriculture. Yet, Africa’s full agricultural potential remains untapped,” the report shows. According to the World …

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