Botswana seeks AfDB funding for integrated agro-commercial project

INTERNATIONAL – Botswana’s Agricultural Ministry has submitted a funding request to the African Development Bank (AfDB) for an undisclosed amount to launch an integrated agro-commercial development project, a senior official said Monday. The ministry aimed to engage a transactional advisor and carry out next steps incorporated in the project, dubbed as Zambezi Integrated Agro-Commercial Development Project, according to Fidelis Molao, Botswana’s minister of agricultural development and food security. The project was launched to improve Botswana’s food security, diversify the sector, contribute to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and create…

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