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‘Africa’s agriculture sector needs $400 billion – AfDB

VIOLET MENGO, Lusaka
OVER US$400 billion is required for the next 10 years to transform the agriculture sector in Africa.
And the African Development Bank (AfDB) has embarked on an ambitious seven-point plan aimed at transforming the agriculture sector and empowering small-scale farmers and youths.
AfDB director of the agriculture and agro-industry department Chiji Ojukwu said bank and public partners will involve private and institution funding by establishing an enabling environment for private investments, employing innovate derisking tools and blending finance.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm

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