AFDB AND FAO, set to end hunger in Nigeria and other African Countries.


The African Development Bank and Food and Agricultural Organisation are set to raise $100m for agriculture in a bid to end hunger and malnutrition and create wealth in Nigeria and other African countries by promoting food security, sustainable agriculture and rural development.

In terms of the agreement, the AfDB and the FAO remained committed to raise up to $100m over five years to support joint activities, but would however, jointly contribute  up to $15m.

AFDB President Akinwumi Adesina and FAO Director-General José da Silva signed the agreement, which builds on a longstanding collaboration between their organisations, at the UN agency’s Rome headquarters.

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