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7th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance

AFRACA in collaboration with other continental Rural and Agricultural Credit Regional Associations (RACAs) namely; The International Confederation of Agricultural Credit (CICA), Near East North Africa Regional Agricultural Credit Association (NENARACA), Asia and Pacific Regional Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) and The Latin American Association of Development Financial Institutions (ALIDE), are jointly organizing the 7th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance...

AFRACA at AGRF 2022 Summit

Our Secretary General, Mr. Thomas T. Essel will speak at the upcoming AGRF Summit themed, “Grow, Nourish, Reward- Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systems” which will take place from 6th-9th September 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda at the Kigali Convention Centre (KCC). Mr. Essel will speak during the Launch of the Agribusiness Deal Room, and share insights on the progress, challenges and...

University of Eldoret Agri-Business Trade Fair

The University of Eldoret Agri-Business Trade Fair is back after two years. This year’s theme is “Enhancing Food Security through Technological Innovation and Trade for Sustainable Development” The Trade Fair which will take place from 22-23 September 2022 is a great Platform for different stakeholders to learn new technological agribusiness innovations as well as connect with key industry players. More information available...

Accelerating Growth for Women-led SMEs in Africa

Are you a female entrepreneur from sub-Saharan Africa operating in the agri-food sector? The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Agri-Food Network (IAFN) have launched an Accelerator Mentorship Programme for you. The Programme recognizes the important role SMEs play in job creation and boosting economies by contributing to a country’s GDP. Despite this, challenges...

Training Workshop on Financing Innovation in Fisheries for Sustainable Growth of the Blue Economy

Since the 2018 Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya the Government has continued with its commitments in hastening development through various initiatives such as: Agriculture Sector Development Support Programme (ADSP), Construction of dams in various parts of the country, Marine Transport development Lamu and Kisumu Ports.   Despite numerous efforts by the public sector, there is still limited capacity...

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