Russia-Ukraine War could put $10bn food production at risk – AFDB

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In a statement the African Development Bank Group (AFDB) President, Dr. Akinkumi Adesina says Fertilizer crisis triggered by the Russian war in Ukraine could put more than $10bn worth of food production at risk in Africa.

He stated this during his visit to Washington DC, for a three-day official visit, which includes several bilateral engagement with stakeholders on Africa Development .

Adesina added that, the bank is focused on boosting massive food production to combat the looming global food crisis in African caused by the war in Ukraine.

The Ministers jointly agreed to finance Africa’s economic resilience in turbulent times and a substantial replenishment of the African Development fund.


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