Seven mn Africans benefit from business support fund

  • Almost seven million Africans benefited in 2014 from a fund that seeks to boost entrepreneurship in the region, according to a report. The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), set up in 2008, has funded projects that generated around $117 million for poor households in 2014 alone, Xinhua cited a report released on the sidelines of the ongoing 2015 Africa Green Revolution Forum in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, as showing. Source: IANS