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26 Sep 2018 description
The Bank has launched Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation, a $1 billion initiative to extend the use of farm technologies. TAAT will provide technology to 40 million African farmers.
29 Jan 2018 description
If current trends continue to 2030, Africa will have lost a mind-boggling 36 million children because they didn’t have enough to eat or to eat well enough - African Development Bank.
19 Oct 2017 description
International community must act swiftly, and on a large scale. The worm reportedly has a foothold in 28 nations in Africa, and it feeds on crops that include maize, consumed by more than 200 million Africans.
12 Sep 2017 description
Experts attending a special session of the African Green Revolution Forum advocated for using technology to respond to droughts and that drought prediction should form part of initiative.
01 Aug 2017 description
The $78 million grant agreements are geared towards emergency food and medical aid to the most vulnerable populations as well as strengthening drought resilience in both countries.
02 Jul 2015 description
New report by ADB, FAO and ECOWAS sees regional integration as the best way to make the most of changing food patterns and dynamic populations in West Africa.
16 Oct 2014 description
The programme focuses on nutrition and the use of second generation ICTs such as mobile phones to facilitate better access to markets and prediction of crises and disasters.
06 May 2013 description
Health systems are underfunded, overstretched and understaffed, rendering the challenge of addressing the burden of traditional communicable diseases and new lifestyle-linked conditions a monumental challenge.
14 Mar 2013 description
The Open Data Platform is a user-friendly tool for extracting data, creating and sharing own customized reports, and visualizing data across themes, sectors and countries in tables, charts and maps. Through the Open Data Platform, users can access a wide range of development data on African countries from multiple international and national official sources. The platform also facilitates the collection, analysis and sharing of data among countries and with international development partners.
17 Jul 2012 description
Sub-Saharan Africa must provide universal access to decent jobs and social services if it is to achieve decisive development progress, according to the report . This year the report shows that progress has been made in primary school enrolment, gender parity in primary school enrolment, the...