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“Put education, the poor at the centre of development financing”

“Put education, the poor at the centre of development financing”

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has challenged Africans and development experts to rethink development financing to reach the poorest communities on the continent in order to give them access to markets, education and healthcare. Emir Sanusi who made this known in his keynote at the 21st Eminent Speakers Lecture Series of the […] …

AfDB earmarks $200m to aid 600,000 African farmers

The African Development Bank’s ( AfDB ) has signed a 200 million dollars Soft Commodity Finance Facility agreement with the Export Trading Group. According to a statement from the bank on Thursday, the facility, which will benefit 17 African countries, comes as part of its strong commitment to promote agriculture in Africa. The AfDB saidRead More
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World Bank calls for joint efforts to develop carbon trade in Africa

World Bank calls for joint efforts to develop carbon trade in Africa

The World Bank on Wednesday called for stronger regional collaboration to help develop carbon markets in Africa. Venkata Putti, World Bank’s Programme Manager of Carbon Markets and Innovation, said individual countries in the continent were unable to develop their own systems due to low mission profiles. “Carbon markets and pricing is one area which hasRead More
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