African Agric Ministers, Private and Public Sector Leaders push for more investment, less talk

Several African agriculture ministers joined public and private sector representatives calling for more investment in agriculture at a Leadership4Agriculture event held at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Kigali, Rwanda.

Organized by the African Development Bank, the Leadership4Agriculture session facilitated partnerships between policy makers, private investors, institutions and offered participants opportunity to learn more about the Leadership4Agriculture network’s agenda to drive action-oriented, growth enabling investments.

Several ministers at the event criticized what they said was a culture of talk without action.

“Too many of the same declarations are made but are never carried out at the African Union level,” said Côte d’Ivoire Minister of Agriculture,…

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