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AGRA is going to develop a leadership program in partnership with IBRAF

The president of the Brazil Africa Institute, João Bosco Monte, met in Nairobi, Kenya, with Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and Fadel Ndiame, the Special Advisor to the Presidency, to define and materialize the partnership between the two organizations. Among the topics discussed was the operationalization of the “Leadership Academy”, a program developed to select and train future African leaders to define, in particular, the agricultural development agenda and projects on the continent.

Senegal’s National Food Security Council and IBRAF sign memorandum of understanding

O Conselho Nacional de Segurança Alimentar do Senegal (SECNSA, na sigla em francês) e o Instituto Brasil África (IBRAF) - que publica ATLANTICO, assinaram em Dakar um Memorando de Entendimento para o desenvolvimento de projetos e estreitamento de laços.

Africa through comics: the geek market is booming on the continent

The world has always told history through illustrations. In prehistory, for example, communication took place through cave painting. Nowadays, comics have diversified and democratized the dissemination of illustrations in order to tell stories. Countries like Japan and the United States have turned this kind of art into a gigantic industry. In Africa, on the other hand, several talents have emerged in order to tell African history from another perspective and also give a new meaning to the genre. Mixing African tradition and the fictional universe of superheroes, some names are gradually gaining space and accumulating a legion of fans.

Brazil cooperates with Zimbabwe to strengthen the cotton sector

Brazil occupies prominent places in both cotton production and exports, attracting several partners interested in strengthening the cotton sector. The latest country to seek Brazil's support in Zimbabwe. An agreement was signed between the two countries to guarantee training and also the transfer of Brazilian cotton technologies to the African country.

IBRAF promotes summit on Atlantic port management

O Instituto Brasil África (IBRAF), entendendo a relevância que transporte marítimo desempenha na economia global, quer aproximar autoridades portuárias do Atlântico em um evento que será realizado em Fortaleza. O summit Gestão de Portos do Atlântico vai acontecer entre os dias 5 e 6 de maio de 2020 e vai reunir importantes players da região para discutir boas práticas e facilitar o networking entre instituições públicas e privadas.

An AfDB-FIDIC agreement can accelerate funding for large infrastructure projects

O Banco Africano de Desenvolvimento (AfDB) anunciou nesta segunda-feira (13) um acordo de cinco anos com a Federação Internacional de Engenheiros Consultores (FIDIC, na sigla em francês).

Kenya and Ethiopia rethink bioenergy public policy

Officials and experts from the governments of Ethiopia and Kenya benefited from a UNEP qualification project, carried out in partnership with the International Climate Initiative. The project provides technical assistance to assess the sustainability of the bioenergy sectors and build capacity for periodic long-term monitoring.

Khartoum Fair will have Brazilian entourage

The Khartoum International Fair reaches its 37th edition in 2020. The event organizers expect to receive more than 400,000 visitors from 20 countries from January 20 to 27. The keynote of the fair is a business promotion.

Chico Carneiro, Between Amazon and Mozambique, everything becomes a movie

Brazilian filmmaker Chico Carneiro left Brazil, more precisely from the Amazon region, crossed the ocean and ended up in Mozambique, not only making films, but living cinema.