IFAD to provide support to grow agriculture in Madagascar

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the government of Madagascar have signed an agreement for the provision of US$250 million to support a programme that will help develop smallholder agriculture and produce value chains in the south of the island nation. In a statement issued from its headquarters…

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Lesotho wool production boosted with SA merino genetics

Some of the best South African Merino genetics are on their way to Lesotho as part of a project to improve the Lesotho wool flock and the lives of farmers. A delegation of the Lesotho Department of Agriculture, consisting of animal scientists, visited several auctions of prominent South African merino…

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IFAD finance to help 61 000 smallholder Zambian farmers commercialise

More than 61 000 smallholder farmers will benefit from a US$22 million International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) project aimed at helping them commercialise. According to Zambia’s Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary Pamela Kabamba, the project will encourage the uptake of market-oriented agriculture among women and youth. “The project will…

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