countries import nearly 50 billion dollars net of food annually.
Relations Department said the bank’s Vice President for Agriculture, Human, and
Social Development, Jennifer Blanke said this at a panel discussion at the 7th
Tokyo International Conference in Japan.
conference which began on Aug. 28 in Tokyo, ended on Aug. 30.
Development through People, Technology, and Innovation.’’
that the continent was holding 60 per cent of the world’s arable land, it still
governments could win the fight against stunting and improve nutrition across
the AfDB, the results would be a win-win situation for all.
grey matter, or brainpower, and this requires much more nutritious diets.
local markets, business opportunities for healthy foods abound everywhere in
the food system and potential investors are urged to engage and explore,” he
an overlooked stakeholder group, saying that in most parts of Africa, most
farmers were women.
Action for Women in Africa initiative known as AFAWA, sought to support women
entrepreneurs in Africa.
at least 300 million dollars for a guarantee facility will spur lending to
African women entrepreneurs. (NAN)