News & Resources
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Announces New Grants to Fight Hunger and Poverty in FCV Countries
GAFSP announced that seven projects in countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) will receive grants totaling $97.6 million.
An African Entrepreneur is Revolutionizing Kenya’s Supply Chain
Peter Njonjo, Co-Founder and CEO of Twiga Foods, sat down with GAFSP Private Sector Window’s Daphna Berman at IFC headquarters in Washington D.C. recently to discuss the challenges facing African entrepreneurs, his decision to leave Coca-Cola, and why he needed to sell his Nairobi home in a quest to ensure that his vision for Twiga became a reality.
Global Agriculture Fund GAFSP Embarks on New Replenishment Model
Ten years after G-20 leaders created the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program to tackle hunger and malnutrition, the fund will hold its first replenishment event next June in Berlin, seeking $1.5 billion.
IFC Invests in Soufflet Ethiopia to Boost Local Malt Production, Support Farmers
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), today announced a €20 million investment in Soufflet Malt Ethiopia to help the company build and operate a malting plant in Ethiopia, supporting local farmers and economic growth.
Investment Case 2019
GAFSP Investment Case | October 2019
How do we feed the world without destroying the planet?
Hunger and the climate crisis are inextricably linked - the challenge is how to solve one while not exacerbating the other.
Video: GAFSP Investment Case
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An Entrepreneur Helps Transform African Commodities, One Nut at a Time
When Nadeem Ahmed buys a cup of coffee on the streets of London, it’s not the anticipatory caffeine rush that occupies his thoughts in the moments before he takes his first sip. Rather, Ahmed is thinking of the steep price he just paid—particularly compared to the rock-bottom fee the coffee farmer thousands of miles away likely received. Nadeem Ahmed’s close work with the GAFSP's Private Sector Window is creating a “win-win” for smallholder farmers in Malawi and Global Tea alike.
Annual Report 2018
Edition 8 | Data as of December 2018
Save our food. Invest in female farmers.
How do we transform our food system so that it nurtures both human health and our environment?
The Food and Agriculture Sector Development Project (FASDEP)
For generations, growing rice has been a main source of income and food for farmers in The Gambia. Climate change has changed everything. Erratic rainfall and drought have slashed rice yields.
Insights into how investments made possible by the GAFSP Private Sector Window help change lives of farmers around the world.
Edition 5 | January 2019