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Rabobank and UN Environment kick-start $1 billion program to catalyze sustainable food production: Rabobank, the world’s leading food and agricultural bank announces its global activation program, ‘Kickstart Food’, to accelerate the transition to a sustainable food supply. Read more

About 1400 multinational companies now factor carbon price into business plans: According to CDP, a global non-profit environmental disclosure platform, the number of companies that now factor an internal carbon price into their business plans has increased eight times since 2014 because they understand that carbon risk management is a business imperative. Read more

Africa Needs Young Agropreneurs to Tackle Food Security—AfDB: The need for African leaders to engage youths in agriculture and make them see the sector as a profitable business venture and not a sign of lacking ambition has been emphasised by the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr Akinwumi Adesina.  Read more

Yellow Fever: FG, WHO Immunise 874,000 in Kogi, Kwara: The Nigerian government has launched a campaign to immunize 873,837 people against yellow fever in Kwara and Kogi States. Read more

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