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Agribusiness key to Africa’s economic growth – AfDB

Published on September 08, 2016

The African Development Bank has said there was the need for collaboration to
transform Africa’s agriculture and agribusiness in order to achieve long-term wealth creation and prosperity in the continent.

The bank’s President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, in his presentation yesterday in this year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), in Nairobi, Kenya, under the theme: “Seize the Moment: Securing Africa’s Rise through Agricultural Transformation”, said the role of policy in enabling publicprivate partnerships to achieve African agricultural transformation was critical.

“The African Development Bank will work with the governments of its Regional Member Countries to facilitate the creation of an enabling environment needed by local and international private sector to make the necessary investments for Africa’s agricultural transformation”, Adesina noted. Read more. Source | National Mirror