Tag: alliance for a green revolution in africa

Rwanda to host first virtual AGRF Summit in September

Rwanda is set to host the Tenth Annual Summit of the African Green Revolution Forum, which brings together over thousands of delegates from governments, the civil society, the private sector, research community and development partners. The summit will be held virtually from 8-11 September 2020. Jean Paul Ndagijimana, Country Director in Rwanda for Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.

AGRA Chair Desalegn on the need to transform agriculture on the continent

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister, H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn was recently appointed Board Chair of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). He joins CNBC Africa’s Makeda Mahadeo to discuss priorities and matters in agriculture on the continent.

Climate change worsening food-insecurity in Africa, AGRA President explains why

Africa is the most food-insecure region with about 256 million people facing undernutrition in 2018. The situation is getting worse in many parts of the continent because of the negative effects of the climate change. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo caught up with President of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Agnes Kalibata for more.