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IFAD strengthens projects in Egypt

The Government of Egypt and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) strengthens partnerships to reduce rural poverty and promote resilience...

Five African cities will have a pilot project for public management efficiency

Five cities were chosen for the pilot phase of the Cities Diagnostics, program which supports African cities and municipalities to improve...

Brazil Africa Forum 2019 will discuss the future of agriculture

By 2050, more than 50% increase in the food currently produced will be needed to feed an estimated world population of...

Zimbabwe receives support for AfCTA implementation

Zimbabwe has launched a strategic plan for its economic development in light of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The plan was validated at a two-day meeting with its private and public sectors, as well as representatives of various institutions. During the meeting, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) pledged their full support to the country.

Kenya: Cape to Cairo route to be expanded with support from the African Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved loans of about € 209 million to finance the expansion of a highway linking Kenya's major economic centers. The road is part of the Trans-Africa Highway, commonly known as the Cape to Cairo route. The work should be completed by 2025.

Antonio Patriota is the new Brazilian ambassador in Cairo

Diplomat Antonio Patriota will be Brazil's new ambassador to Cairo. Patriota was chancellor in the government of former president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff from 2011 to 2013. He then held the position of the Brazilian ambassador to the United Nations (UN) and, more recently, ambassador in Rome.

Mozambique receives World Bank donation to recover roads after cyclones

The World Bank has approved a US$ 110 million grant to support the Government of Mozambique's reconstruction efforts following cyclones Idai and Kenneth. This funding will target Mozambique's post-disaster recovery needs in the road sector and is aimed at rebuilding and rehabilitating rural roads and bridges in Sofala, Manica, Tete, and Cabo Delgado provinces.

A second round of business between Brazil and Senegal

Will be held next November 6 in Dakar the second edition of "Journée Brésilienne de Networking" (JBN). The...

Brazil Africa Forum will discuss food security and economic growth

Food security is one of the main challenges to be overcome in the world today. The term refers to ensuring universal...