The Jack Ma Foundation is set to officially launch the second edition of the “Africa’s Business Heroes” (ABH) prize competition this evening. The program will enable African brightest minds to secure grant for their business ideas.
Sudan’s economic future may rest in the hands of its smallholder farmers. Two thirds of the country’s population (36.2 million people) live in rural areas and agriculture provides essential employment for 70-80 percent of the labour force.
By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – Yamoussoukro, Cote D’Ivoire – Multiple projects financed by the Korean government and implemented by Cote D’Ivoire government agency specialized in rural development – ANADER – are improving the lives of the people in the rural areas of the country over the past few years.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today formally launches ‘Africalease’, an association that will promote leasing across sub-Saharan Africa in agribusinesses and transport, among others.