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African countries pledge to double agricultural productivity as development banks and partners pledge over $ 17 billion to increase food security – World

A coalition of multilateral development banks and development partners has pledged more than $ 17 billion in funding to tackle growing hunger on the African continent and improve food security. These funds were pledged on the last day of a two-day high-level dialogue called Feed Africa: leadership to scale up …

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WISE & SUNDARAM – Another False Start: Green Revolution Myths Bought By Africa

Download PDFPrint the article I never imagined that opposing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan to Kenya would be viewed by the Kenyan authorities as a criminal act. But that’s exactly what happened last week when activist Mutemi Kiama was arrested and charged with “abusing digital gadgets”, “harming the presidency”, …

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Tunisia requests $ 4 billion loan from IMF, PM says

Tunisia will seek a $ 4 billion loan program from the International Monetary Fund in talks starting next week, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi told Reuters on Friday, saying politicians faced a “last chance” to save the economy. Mechichi said he expected the talks to last around two months and that …

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