Whether for profit or social motives - and often both - an increasing number of investors are targeting opportunities in African agriculture. At the same time innovative approaches for deploying aid to support farming businesses linked to smallholders are emerging. This blog provides a snapshot of who is doing what, where and how.

25 September 2009

G20 asks World Bank to form farm trust fund for poor

The Group of 20 has called on the World Bank to work with donor agencies to create a multilateral trust fund to increase agricultural investment in poor countries, a draft G20 communique said on Friday. Reuters link