12-05-2023 | 10:10:00
The scheme will provide a substantial boost to smallholders, businesses, and enterprises dependent on climate-vulnerable agriculture across Rwanda.
12-05-2023 | 10:00:00
Adesina said the Africa Climate Risk Insurance Facility for Adaptation (ACRIFA) aims to mobilise $1 billion of concessionary financing, high-risk capital and grants to support the African insurance industry.
11-30-2023 | 07:15:00
ARCH Cold Chain Solutions received funding from a range of financial institutions, including development finance institutions such as the European Investment Bank, which provided $15 million.
11-30-2023 | 06:48:00
Le groupe NJS annonce avoir finalisé l’acquisition des actions YARA CAMEROUN auprès de Yara International ASA.
11-29-2023 | 09:10:00
The International Trade Centre is collaborating with the TRAIDE Foundation and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to promote direct, long-term trade linkages between Dutch green coffee buyers and Ethiopian coffee producers.
11-27-2023 | 09:30:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé l’octroi d’un prêt de 86,89 millions d’euros au Sénégal pour développer une zone de transformation agro-industrielle dans le Nord du pays.
11-24-2023 | 12:14:10
PepsiCo's PAO Accelerator offers local farming communities co-investment to accelerate diverse and results-driven Positive Agriculture projects, as well as funding for ag-tech start-ups that offer proven products or technology with the potential to scale.
11-23-2023 | 11:22:00
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has signed an agreement with WEMA Bank Plc, Nigeria providing a USD50 Million line of credit to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the agro-business sector in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
11-22-2023 | 13:30:00
The Burundi Better Coffee Initiative, "Ikawa Nziza mu Burundi”, will benefit over 50,000 coffee farmers in Burundi over the next five years by focusing on improving quality and climate resilience.
11-16-2023 | 06:30:00
Afreximbank, working with strategic partners and member countries, is facilitating the implementation of the ExAFS initiative by committing US$2 billion to boost production, processing and intra-African trade in agricultural products and provide African farmers and agribusinesses with opportunities to access larger markets across the continent.
11-15-2023 | 06:06:42
Oikocredit, Goodwell Investments and Global Partnerships invest in Good Nature Agro to support southern African smallholder farmers.
11-13-2023 | 07:47:00
L’African Guarantee Fund(AGF) et Technoserve établissent un partenariat pour stimuler les investissements dans l’industrie Ouest-Africaine du cajou.
11-10-2023 | 10:50:48
The Alliance, comprising development financial institutions, the private sector and development-oriented technical partners, will also help streamline the development and delivery of SAPZ projects.
11-08-2023 | 08:15:00
TDB,MIGA et le Groupe OCP ont signé un Mémorandum d’Entente (MoU) lors des réunions annuelles du Groupe de la Banque mondiale et duFMI afin de renforcer leur collaboration visant à aborder les défis en agriculture et de la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique.
11-08-2023 | 07:30:00
OCP Group, the world’s largest phosphate-based fertilizer producer, the University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P), and American agriculture startup Regrow have signed a strategic partnership to develop an MRV (Measuring, Reporting, and Verification) system specific to African soil.
08-17-2023 | 14:48:44
For Africa, the narrative on climate action has mainly focused on the harsh effects of climate change on farming communities and economies.
06-02-2023 | 10:35:38
Six months from now, the world will descend on Dubai for COP28. Unfortunately, every COP summit sees more time spent talking about the vulnerabilities of the Global South and the aid required.
03-16-2023 | 11:58:00
The first step in transforming the food system in the continent of Africa must be to acknowledge and emphasise how urgent it is to make significant changes at the national and international levels.
02-20-2023 | 11:07:00
Passionate about sustainable agriculture, aquaculture and food security in Africa, David is the founder of fast growing agriculture and processing company, Graemoh Foods, operating out of the northern state of Kaduna, Nigeria.
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 | 08:59:00
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.