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Africa Re, IFC partner on agric insurance

Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have sealed an agreement to develop agriculture insurance market space in Nigeria. Under the agreement, Africa Re, a pan-African reinsurance organisation, and IFC’s Global Index Insurance Facility will help Nigerian insurance companies …

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Central African Republic issues tree planting call

In recent years, Central African authorities have placed particular emphasis on the fight against climate change and deforestation, by encouraging tree planting. The country aims to plant thousands of hectares of trees this year alone. National leaders including the head of state have embraced the activity with a view to …

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