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Radio News Release (Soundbite): African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina says the African Emergency Food Production Facility will provide 20 million African smallholder farmers with certified seeds

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 The recording is an excerpt from the opening statement by the President of the African Development Bank www AfDB org Akinwumi Adesina at the meeting of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Agriculture co hosted by the African Union Commission and the African Development Bank Group on May 19 2022 Its purpose was to discuss the effects hellip
Radio News Release (Soundbite): African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina says the African Emergency Food Production Facility will provide 20 million African smallholder farmers with certified seeds

NNN: The recording is an excerpt from the opening statement by the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, at the meeting of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Agriculture co-hosted by the African Union Commission and the African Development Bank Group on May 19, 2022. Its purpose was to discuss the effects of the Russian war in Ukraine and its ramifications for food insecurity and food price inflation in Africa, and to agree on measures to take to avoid a food crisis, discuss the African Emergency Food Production Plan and policies needed to boost agriculture and transform the agricultural sector in Africa, to decouple it from these external shocks.

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African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina says the African Emergency Food Production Fund will provide certified seeds to 20 million small African farmers. It will increase access to agricultural fertilizers and allow them to quickly produce 38 million tons of food. This is a $12 billion increase in food production in just two years.

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