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Africa Food Prize 2024 Call for Nominations Now Open

Nairobi: The prestigious Africa Food Prize has officially commenced its nomination process for the 2024 edition, marking a pivotal moment for the agricultural and food systems sectors across the African continent. This distinguished award, accompanied by a monetary reward of US$100,000, is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating individuals, organizations, and initiatives that have made significant contributions to enhancing food…

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AGRA Hosts National Parliamentary Retreat to Bolster Kenya’s Food Systems

Kilimokwanza.org Team – Bringing you the latest updates on agricultural development and food system transformation in Africa. Nairobi, Kenya – AGRA has hosted a national parliamentary retreat in Kenya, marking a significant step towards enhancing Parliament’s role in transforming the country’s agri-food systems. The retreat provided a vital platform for lawmakers, particularly those from the Finance, Budget, National Planning,…

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Dr. Agnes Kalibata Among ‘100 Most Reputable Africans’

Kilimokwanza.org Team Reputation Poll International has unveiled its 2024 ‘100 Most Reputable Africans’ list, celebrating a diverse range of influential figures from the continent. This prestigious list honors individuals from sectors including politics, business, entertainment, and human rights advocacy, recognized for their significant impact, visibility, and integrity. Among these individuals is Dr. Agnes Matilda Kalibata, a symbol of African…

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AGRA Ushers in a New Era of Leadership and Strategic Direction in African Agriculture

Kilimokwanza.org Team Dr. Agnes Kalibata, President of AGRA, in an announcement, has set the stage for a transformative phase in African agriculture. This strategic shift, first unveiled at the Africa Food Systems Forum in September 2022, is now taking shape with a series of high-profile appointments and a redefined strategic focus, as detailed in a recent communication to AGRA…

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Digital Dawn in Agriculture: COPRA’s Strategic Move Towards Technological Empowerment in Tanzania

In a stride towards agricultural innovation, Tanzania’s Cereals and Other Produce Regulatory Authority (COPRA) spearheaded a crucial meeting with the AGRA and other pivotal stakeholders. The session, held on the 17th of January 2024, was not just a gathering but a decisive step towards integrating digital technology with agricultural practices, thereby propelling the sector into a new era of…

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Transforming Africa: Wamkele Mene Advocates for Trade Reforms and Agricultural Innovation

By Charles Anthony Mr. Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), emphatically highlighted the transformative potential embedded within the AfCFTA. Encompassing an impressive expanse of 1.3 billion individuals, the AfCFTA stands not merely as a symbol of collective strength but as a beacon of economic resurgence. Mr. Mene articulated a vision of the AfCFTA as…

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AGRA President Agnes Kalibata Spearheads Call for Revolutionary Trade Models at AfCTA Session

By Elizabeth Shumbusho Dr Agnes Kalibata, the president of AGRA Africa, set a transformative agenda at a crucial session of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA), held on the fringes of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The session, intricately themed ‘Movers and Shakers in Transformation: How Sustainable Business Models Are Delivering Africa’s Climate and Food Agenda,’ was…

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Dr. Agnes Kalibata Advocates for Strengthened African Food Systems at the 54th World Economic Forum

Davos, 16 January 2024 – At the 54th World Economic Forum, a remarkable session titled “Movers and Shakers in Transformation: How Sustainable Business Models are Delivering on Africa’s Climate and Food Agenda” was hosted by AGRA under the insightful leadership of its President, Dr. Agnes Kalibata. Addressing a gathering of global leaders, Dr. Kalibata emphasized the evolving narrative of…

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AGRA Tanzania’s Year in Review: 2023 – Agricultural Advancements and Food Systems Transformation

Kilimokwanza.org Team Under AGRA 3.0, our strategic approach will take a food systems lens and prioritize inclusivity. We aim to create employment opportunities for youth and women in the agricultural value chain- Vianey Rweyendela, the Country Director, AGRA Tanzania. AGRA Tanzania’s journey through 2023 was marked by significant achievements and challenges in advancing the agriculture and food systems agenda….

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AGRA to Spotlight Sustainable Business Models, Partnerships, and Investments Driving Transformation in Africa at the 54th World Economic Forum

Nairobi, 15th January 2024: The 54th Annual Meeting of The World Economic Forum will take place at Davos-Klosters from 15th to 19th January 2024. The week-long event themed ‘Rebuilding Trust’ provides a crucial space to focus on the fundamental principles driving trust, including transparency, consistency, and accountability. The forum has incorporated an SDG tent set up to serve as…

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