The Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development, Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa has signed a US$20 million development loan to help finance Burkina Faso’s Agricultural Value Chain Support Project.
Honey produced in Huila province will be certified by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in February 2020.
Unabated climate change could cause coral reef tourism revenue losses of over 90%, while some West African countries are forecast to see fish stocks decline by 85%.
It’s almost a science to get the supply chain operating just right as business owners need to factor in everything from shipping (import and exports), the manufacturing process, inventory, materials, logistics, and more.
Genser Energy Ghana has has successfully achieved financial close for a USD366m funding package including a new syndicated senior loan facility of USD230m, a mezzanine loan and preference shares.
Safaricom has partnered with the Ministry of Health and Korea Telecom (KT) to launch a disease surveillance and awareness project that will enhance the country’s epidemic preparedness and control.
Madagascar has signed a modernisation agreement with China in a bid to overhaul its telecoms sector.
The Rockefeller Foundation and All On, a Nigerian off-grid energy impact investment company funded by Shell, have announced the launch of the All On Hub,
Agriculture degrades over 24 million acres of fertile soil every year, raising concerns about meeting the rising global demand for food.
Zensar has partnered with Education Africa in its education and skills development program for underprivileged local students.
Growsel is a Nigeria based Agritech startup that is working with farmers to simplify activities from farm to folk using ICT.
Time and again it has been proven that companies that foster gender diversity at board, executive and employee levels outperform and produce greater value for their shareholders than homogeneous companies.
As the 2020 budget meetings come and go - teams are forced to assess their current defenses by analyzing their historical attacks in order to anticipate/predict future attack trends.
The banking industry on a global scale is currently leveraging off the concept of automation to drive growth and cost efficiencies.
The rate at which digital technology is evolving and disrupting traditional business models, cyber risks seem to evolve even faster.
Using pesticides on our crops lifts our agricultural production by as much as 90 per cent, but it’s a boon to food production that requires powerful regulation and strict safety measures.
By 2050, the world will have to feed 10 billion people, taking into account the impact of food production on the climate.
The City of Cape Town recently publicly announced its intention to pilot a fleet of drones for crime prevention.
At a time when the UN system reforms are bringing the three pillars of sustainable development more closely together, it is important to highlight the need for an inclusive model of growth and development.
As organizations evolve and competition to acquire top talent heats up world over, businesses are increasingly realizing the need and essence of investing in their most prized possession; their workforce.