Why AfDB unveiled $24 billion ATP scheme, by Adesina

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The emergence of Africa Agricultural Transformation Programme (ATP), pioneered by African Development Bank (AfDB) has been described as a response to the rapidly increasing poverty level on the continent in recent years.

The $24 billion initiative, targeted Africa-wide, was scripted to ensure that the most vulnerable are reached with life-changing opportunities, thereby contributing to building resilient communities.

AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adesina, yesterday, made the disclosure at the launch of Africa Resilience Forum”, another initiative aimed at strengthening partnerships beyond aid coordination to effectively build resilience at community, country and regional level.

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