farmers petition over funding

Farmers to petition EAC heads of state over poor agriculture funding

Small-scale farmers from the Eastern African Community (EAC) bloc are looking to petition the regional heads of state through the East African Legislative Assembly over the failure by member states to allocate 10% of their national budgets to the respective agriculture sectors. The farmers, under their Umbrella Eastern and Southern Africa Small-scale farmers Forum, told […]


African Development Bank President Adesina urges Canada to seize investment opportunities in Africa

African Development Bank President (, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday urged Canadian business leaders to “be part of the action and seize investment opportunities on the continent.” Adesina made the call while meeting with 80 leading representatives of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Toronto. Promoting the Bank’s upcoming Africa Investment Forum (AIF), scheduled for 7th […]