MoU to support smallholder farmers-PAFO, AGRA
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MoU to Support Smallholder Farmers-PAFO, AGRA

Kigali, 14 April 2021: The Pan-African Farmers Organization (PAFO) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have signed a cooperation and partnership agreement to strengthen the capacities of African farmers’ organizations to ensure that they provide effective services to smallholder farmers, especially women and youth. The agreement will see AGRA supporting Farmers’ […]

Kenyan Eco-friendly Footwear Wins Fashionomics Africa  
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Kenyan Eco-friendly Footwear Wins Fashionomics Africa  

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 29 March 2021 – The African Development Bank’s Fashionomics Africa initiative has named a women-led Kenya shoe design house as the winner of its competition to support producers of sustainable fashion. Pine Kazi, which converts pineapple leaf and recycled rubber into fashionable footwear, won the $2,000 Fashionomics Africa competition cash prize. In addition, the business […]

USD 3.5 Million Funding Boost for African's Sustainable Cooling Centre
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USD 3.5 Million Funding Boost for African’s Sustainable Cooling Centre

The new Africa Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES) has taken a major step forward in Rwanda with a $3.5 (£2.4 million) million funding boost. The UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) earmarked this contribution for the Centre’s design and technology kit-out, supporting the work of British universities (Birmingham, […]

133 million Climate Fund for Africa-Canada, AfDB
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133 million Climate Fund for Africa-Canada, AfDB

Abidjan, 23 March 2021 – The Government of Canada and the African Development Bank have signed an agreement formalizing the Canada–African Development Bank Climate Fund (CACF), a transformative special fund aimed at providing concessional loans to climate change-related projects with a strong gender-responsive component. The fund will be capitalized through a combination of CAD 122.9 million ($104.8 […]

New Appointment Head Corporate Banking-KCB Bank Uganda
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New Appointment Head Corporate Banking-KCB Bank Uganda

Ramla is a seasoned Banker with significant industry-wide experience in corporate and SME business development, having worked in financial services for over 13 years. She also has vast experience in strategy formulation and implementation, relationship management, credit risk management and structured financing, among others. She joins KCB Bank from NCBA Bank (formerly NC Bank) where she was […]