In support of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March and ‘The Gender Agenda, Gaining Momentum’, Olam (http://www.olamonline.com) - the agricultural supply chain and food ingredients company - has undertaken a unique survey into the social impacts of female employment in its cashew processing plants in emerging markets*.
Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better technology and irrigated land to grow high-value nutritious foods, and if African governments can work more closely with agribusinesses to feed the region’s fast-growing urban population, according to a new World Bank report launched today.
When Ghana attained independence on Wednesday, March 6, 1957, the first President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, declared freedom on the nation, linking it to the freedom of the entire African Continent. And another Wednesday came, 56 years later, on March 6, 2013, when President John Dramani Mahama, Ghana’s current President sang emotionally at the Black Star Square in Accra, the second stanza of the Ghana’s National Anthem “God Bless Our Homeland Ghana.” “Hail to thy name, O Ghana READ MORE
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PHILADELPHIA– Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Gisele Bundchen, Brazilian fashion icon and UN advocate join UNIDO Director General Kandeh Yumkella in a public service announcement to voice their support In an effort to underscore the importance of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative (SE4ALL),
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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, February 20 a Trade Finance package of US $200 million comprising an unfunded risk-sharing facility and a trade facilitation loan, to support Ecobank Transnational Incorporated’s (ETI) trade finance activities in Africa.
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