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AfDB approves Sh184M investment for Kenyan youth & women in agriculture

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a Sh184.3 million investment to support youth and women entrepreneurs engaged in agricultural value chains in Kenya.  The funding, approved on June 6, 2023, was provided by the European Union (EU) under its partnership with the African Development Bank Group. The AfDB Board of Directors made a further …

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Kenya secures Sh7.5B loan for subsidised fertilizer & seeds ahead of short rains

By George Munene The African Development Bank Group has approved a Sh7.5 billion loan to Kenya to enable the government to provide affordable fertilizer and seeds to farmers ahead of the October-December 2022 short rains and into the 2022/2023 long rains crop production season. This will boost cereals and oil seeds production by over 1.5 …

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