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#AfDBAM2020: What’s the next phase for AfDB’s strategy for agriculture?

The realities brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic means, Africa has to re-strategize to meet its development needs. As the African Development Bank enters a new chapter with the re-election and swearing-in of Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, Martin Fregene, AfDB’s Director for Agriculture and Agro-Industry joins CNBC Africa to discuss what this means for the bank’s agriculture strategy for Africa.

AfDB’s Martin Fregene on the role of financiers in fighting hunger in Africa

Africa aims to halve poverty and end hunger by 2025 amid climate change and other setbacks that may hinder those targets. To explain the role financiers are playing in addressing this, Martin Fregene, Director of Agriculture & Agro-Industry at the African Development Bank (AfDB) joins CBNC Africa for more.