Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

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Reimagining Generational Gaps to Transform Africa’s Agri-food Systems (Part II)
18/11/2021
Solving the challenges in African agriculture and food systems. The broad classification of generational gaps into the “Silent generation,” “Baby boomers,” “Gen Xers” and “Millennials,” among people born before, during or after...
Reimagining Generational Gaps to Transform Africa’s Agri-food Systems
29/10/2021
An analysis of major challenges in African agriculture and food systems. Most development issues in Africa are fraught with pervasive gaps and extreme inequalities. One such challenge is the generational gap, the variations in how people of different generations view and approach life.
FAO and Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa agree to scale-up success and promote Africa Solidarity Trust Fund
09/02/2020
A delegation led by FAO Assistant Director-General for Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Mr Bukar Tijani, visited the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) to discuss potential areas of collaboration and partnership. BADEA’s team was led by its Director-General, Dr Sidi Ould Tah. Accompanying Mr Tijani were representatives from...
The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund donates $1 million to efforts to combat Desert Locust in East Africa
07/02/2020
The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF) has donated $1 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to combat the worsening Desert Locust upsurge in the Horn of Africa.
Renewing solidarity to tackle Africa's hunger and poverty challenges
11/06/2019
The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF), a powerful demonstration of solidarity among African countries to improve agriculture and food security, needs to forge broader partnerships and explore innovative financing mechanisms to tackle the challenges facing the continent.  
Money Begets Money: Catalytic and Spin-off Effects of Two Flexible Financial Mechanisms
29/03/2019
Despite the progress made in the last half century, the world is at a critical juncture when our agriculture and food systems now face unprecedented, multifaceted and interconnected development challenges that warrant innovative solutions in the next decade; otherwise, the peril of inaction is huge. These challenges have brought to...
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