AfDB, African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership sign $5.4 million agreements to foster fertilizer market in Nigeria and Tanzania

  ACCRA, Ghana — The African Development Bank (AfDB )and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) have signed two grant agreements to implement trade credit guarantees worth $5.4 million to support fertilizer value chains in Nigeria and Tanzania, potentially benefitting hundreds of thousands of smallholder farmers. The grants are designed by the Bank’s Africa […]

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Africa’s manufacturing sector can lead trek to global economy

By Akinwunmi Adesina       AFRICA is at a crossroads. Six of the world’s ten fastest-growing economies are now located in the region, and the continent’s GDP is expected to grow at a rate of 4.1 per cent this year, up from 3.6 per cent in 2017. Yet its economic growth has not been accompanied by a […]

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