Chiji Ojukwu Archive

African Economic Conference: Why does Africa need an agricultural transformation?

Abuja, Nigeria, December 7, 2016 – The need for an Africa-wide agricultural transformation was the subject of a special session organized at the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria. For a continent which harbours 600 million hectares or 65% of all the uncultivated arable land in the world,

AfDB rolls out its Feed Africa strategy in the Central Africa Region in Yaoundé, Cameroon

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, November 18, 2016 – The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) launched the Feed Africa strategy in the Central Africa Region at a workshop held Friday, November 11, 2016, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The objective of this regional workshop was to raise awareness and solicit feedback from stakeholders in the Central Africa Region by