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New co-operation agreement signed.

THE heads of the African Green Revolution Alliance (AGRA) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) recently signed a new five-year cooperation agreement.

 

The cooperation agreement is aimed at strengthening linkages between smallholder growers and African agri-food companies, emphasising better access to finance and technical skills for SMEs involved in the agri-food sector.

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Joint efforts are being made to strengthen nutritious food systems thinking in the African agriculture and Agri food landscape. This includes work on the development of food system metrics which will help governments and development partners plan to improve access to and availability of nutritious foods.

 

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