FG to provide insurance cover for 3.8 million farmers: The Federal Government is planning to increase insurance coverage for the agricultural sector from the current 500,000 farmers to 3.8 million farmers. Read more

USAID Announces Additional $89m For Developmental Projects In Nigeria: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced an additional 89 million dollars development assistance to Nigeria. Read more

Sierra Leone: Ebola Outbreak Affects Key Development Areas in Sierra Leone: The outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone has badly affected the West African country’s move towards meeting key development goals. Read more

Govt Backs SON On Introduction of PAM: The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has thrown its weight behind the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to introduce its Product Authentication Mark (PAM), noting that the move by the agency is germane to actualising the federal government’s diversification efforts towards increasing patronage of made-in-Nigeria goods and services as captured in the Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP), Executive Orders 001 and 003. Read more


Zimbabwe: Govt Secures U.S.$98 Million for Irrigation Equipment: Government has secured a $98 million facility for irrigation equipment and machinery […]


World Bank, OECD Advance Financing Initiatives for SDGs, Paris Agreement: The international community is taking steps to gear financial markets […]

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