AfDB injects $40m into agriculture development in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mali, others


The African Development Bank (AfDB) has injected an aggregate of $40 million seed fund into agriculture development projects in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mali and 24 other countries, under its Technology for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative, Adeniyi Adediran, the TAAT coordinator for Nigeria Livestock Compact, has said at a forum convened by the International Livestock Research […]

Copper, industrial metals slide on trade row


Copper futures fell more than one percent on Tuesday as an escalating trade row between the U.S. and China rippled through most markets including the industrial metals which were impacted directly, according to multiple reports monitored by business a.m. “China demand-driven commodity futures including iron ore, copper, zinc and aluminium have seen a sharp decline, […]