Category: Agriculture

AfDB launches PYAG, targets 25m jobs for youths

The President, African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG), an initiative that will create 25 million jobs. PYAG, launched on the side-lines of the 6th EU-Africa …

Manufacturers urge banks to give long term loans

Mr Wale Adegbite, Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Ogun Chapter, on Saturday urged commercial banks to give long-term loans to manufacturers to grow the nation’s Gross Domestic Product. Speaking at 10th Business Luncheon of …
African Development Bank (AfDB)

AfDB to create 10,000 Agric entrepreneurs

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to make agriculture a profitable business as well as create 10,000 young agricultural entrepreneurs per country in the next 10 years. Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the continental bank, …