At our recent summit we looked at promoting long-term finance for the agricultural sector in Sub-Sahran Africa, highlighting the challenges and opportunities. This summit in Abuja will look at Achievement of integrated finance for African agricultural development via cross border partnerships amongst financial institutions.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed two agreements to finance agri-business development projects through the Agriculture Fast Track Fund
More than three million Tanzanians in rural areas will be connected to safe water supply, while another four million people will gain access to improved sanitation through World Bank’s new IDA credit for a Rural Water and Sanitation Programme
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has made a request for a US$500mn funding package with the African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank), as part of efforts to resolve the foreign currency shortages affecting the economy, reports The Herald