02-01-2023 | 11:39:46
The Agri-food SME Catalytic Financing Mechanism aims to catalyze and de-risk investment for agriculture SMEs, as well as strengthen agricultural value chains and improve food security across the continent.
02-01-2023 | 09:07:37
Heifer International and Mastercard have announced an agreement to connect millions of smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa to Mastercard's Community Pass – a digital platform that makes it safer and easier for farmers to get paid more and faster for their produce.
01-31-2023 | 09:22:42
The coffee brokers were licensed under the Capital Markets (Coffee Exchange) Regulations, 2020. This brings the number of coffee brokers so far licensed by CMA to ten.
01-31-2023 | 09:04:01
Ghana has become the second country in Africa after Mozambique to receive payments from a World Bank trust fund for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, commonly known as REDD+.
01-30-2023 | 09:30:13
Les partenaires au développement sont convenus d’investir 30 milliards de dollars pour soutenir la détermination du continent à stimuler la productivité agricole et à devenir un grenier pour le monde.
01-30-2023 | 05:12:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are joining forces to address the structural problems hampering agricultural productivity in Africa through a new programme aimed at feeding Africa sustainably.
01-27-2023 | 08:46:54
The Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA), has developed a Seed Information System which will be used to measure performance of the COMESA Seed Trade Harmonization Implementation Plan (COMSHIP).
01-26-2023 | 12:18:00
Pre-seed venture capital (VC) fund and accelerator Catalyst Fund has announced a $2 million investment in 10 startups developing solutions to improve the resilience of communities most vulnerable to climate change in Africa including Agro Supply from Uganda.
01-26-2023 | 12:14:18
The African Development Bank Group, will commit $10 billion over the next five years to boost Africa’s efforts to end hunger and become a primary food provider for itself and the rest of the world.
01-25-2023 | 12:58:00
En Côte d’Ivoire, l’entreprise agro-industrielle Dekel Agri-Vision prévoit de lancer une usine de transformation de noix de cajou cette année.
01-25-2023 | 12:45:00
Agriculture deals worth multi-million dollars to be struck next month as investors throng the Kenyan capital for the 6th edition of Africa Agri Expo (AAE) in February 2023.
01-23-2023 | 05:12:00
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has extended the in-principle approval granted to the Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) to continue operating as a coffee exchange to April 30, 2023.
01-19-2023 | 13:05:00
Proparco et Bic-Bred (Suisse) SA ont signé un partenariat, sous la forme d’une participation en risque dans une facilité de financement octroyée à Céréalis.
01-19-2023 | 10:49:00
Aruwa Capital Management to announce a follow-on investment into AgroEknor International, a fast-growing hibiscus flower exporter and wellness brand.
01-18-2023 | 14:32:00
Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism welcomes $10.15 million from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation to boost fertilizer supply to 850,000 African smallholder farmers.
11-30-2022 | 08:04:47
The processing of these grains reduces their volume by 20 to 30 percent and removes even more of their nutritional value.
11-18-2022 | 12:02:15
To have a lasting impact, climate negotiators and decisionmakers at COP27 should work to strengthen the enabling environment needed to leverage such initiatives by firstly engaging with a wide range of private sector players.
11-17-2022 | 08:35:10
Climate change has led to rising temperatures, changing precipitation patterns and extreme weather events, which have impacted food production and distribution systems globally.
10-14-2022 | 08:59:38
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has brought about new complexities in the global supply of staple food items and inputs like fertilizer, affecting many African countries.
10-12-2022 | 12:35:38
Climatologists have warned that without action, coffee farmers in Africa will lose their livelihoods. So, if we want to keep enjoying that precious cup, we need to ensure our coffee is sustainably sourced.
09-20-2022 | 13:08:00
Climate change is intensifying food insecurity across sub-Saharan Africa, where Russia’s war in Ukraine and the pandemic are also adding to food shortages and high prices.
09-19-2022 | 08:53:00
La hausse des prix des denrées alimentaires et des intrants, ainsi que les défis contextuels actuels, mettent les PME du secteur alimentaire sous pression en Afrique.
09-16-2022 | 09:35:00
The World Bank warns that for each one percentage point increase in food prices, 10 million people are thrown into extreme poverty. If food prices stay this high for a year, global poverty could go up by more than 100 million people.
08-17-2022 | 10:18:00
Today and well into the future, the African Development Bank is delivering a proven plan to unlock Africa’s food production potential and see Africa become a breadbasket to the world.
08-03-2022 | 10:24:22
The agribusinesses were assessed initially in 2019, then they were given targeted training and capacity building to increase their professionalism based on the results of their baseline assessment.
07-08-2022 | 14:19:23
The situation is further compounded by rising energy prices, and disruptions to the supply of fertilisers, the prices of which are already fluctuating at levels unseen since the global financial crisis because of higher gas prices.
07-06-2022 | 10:17:00
La rareté des eaux d'irrigation constitue le principal défi auquel est confronté le secteur agricole durant la campagne actuelle, a indiqué le ministre de l'Agriculture, de la Pêche maritime, du Développement rural et des Eaux et Forêts, Mohammed Sadiki.
07-04-2022 | 09:22:00
In the last five years, Africa has endured several shocks and stresses – from locust and Fall Army Worm attacks to droughts in Eastern Africa and floods in Southern Africa.
06-24-2022 | 15:33:26
While initiatives are already in place to support the communities that are affected by drought, there is need for development of strategies that provide long term solutions for the affected counties.
06-10-2022 | 13:00:00
The recent decision by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to open an office serving the East and Southern African regions is a pointer to the crucial role farmers play in the region play in the East African, continental and global food systems.