03-30-2020 | 14:33:38
ACTESA, a Specialized Agency of COMESA, is collaborating with AGRA to fast-track trading by seed companies on the harmonized COMESA Seed Trade Platform.
03-30-2020 | 11:31:00
The African Development Bank Group has approved a $8.25 million corporate loan to Olivine Industries to support the company’s food production expansion plan in Zimbabwe.
03-27-2020 | 10:01:00
Top-down projects for improving the lives of poor farmers were often unsuccessful because they didn’t systematically consider the diverse rural households survive and thrive.
03-27-2020 | 07:52:55
The EBRD is helping to develop the olive oil sector in Morocco with a loan of up to MAD 55 million to Al Dahra Holding subsidiaries, Al Dahra Morocco Factories and Al Dahra Morocco.
03-27-2020 | 06:24:00
Botswana food delivery startup MyFoodness has rebranded as Yamee and announced its entry into the Tanzanian market with a launch in Dar es Salaam.
03-26-2020 | 11:48:51
Musika has signed an agreement with Kemiko Limited to help increase its processing capacity and provide a secure and ready market to 1,000 smallholder cassava growers.
03-26-2020 | 11:45:00
The government of Cameroon is seeking $106.9 millon financing from The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) for acquisition of soybean and cotton seed for processing.
03-26-2020 | 10:12:16
Kenya has now joined six other African countries in commercial cultivation of Bt cotton.
03-26-2020 | 09:58:00
The latest report on global status of commercialized biotech crops shows a total of 70 countries have adopted biotech crops through cultivation and importation.
03-25-2020 | 12:00:00
The organic fertilizer plant will this year double its current production capacity from 80,000 tonnes a day to 160,000.
03-25-2020 | 06:57:00
Stakeholders working within the potato sector in Uganda are confident about the wide adoption of a new bioengineered late blight resistant potato.
03-25-2020 | 06:43:30
The Business Incubation Platform (BIP) of IITA has achieved an impressive yield of 23 tonnes per hectare for yam production in Nigeria.
03-24-2020 | 08:35:00
A new programme, which aims to increase global investment in agribusinesses trading with smallholders, has been launched in Kampala, Uganda.
03-24-2020 | 06:13:00
Diet diversification and food security in Malawi are distinct challenges as most farmers are used to growing and consuming cereals, especially maize.
03-24-2020 | 05:52:00
South African-based sugar producer, Tongaat Hulett is set to resume operation at its Mozambican subsidiaries, the Xinavane and Mafambisse sugar mills by April with an investment of about $29.5 million.
03-25-2020 | 13:23:50
For over a century the world has marked the month of March with tributes to women for strides made in elevating women’s achievements.
03-25-2020 | 09:19:00
There are rising calls for the South African government to revisit and address the land reform issue.
03-24-2020 | 14:27:00
Agricultural Solutions Kenya has been working with rural communities and youth in the supply of agricultural machinery, biogas installations and training.
03-24-2020 | 13:08:00
Cloud computing is the delivery of on-demand computing services, from applications to storage and processing power, which is typically on a pay as you go basis over the internet.
03-24-2020 | 11:04:00
Food consumption in the African continent has been on a steady rise since 2016, according to a report from DownToEarth.
03-20-2020 | 13:31:00
The economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak has begun taking hold in Kenya. This is much more defined in agriculture, particularly the fresh produce industry.
03-20-2020 | 11:44:37
I go to many meetings where the term "food system transformation" is bandied about. Sometimes the term goes unquestioned.
03-18-2020 | 06:42:47
Behind every farmer dealing with a crop pest is a scientist who has supported them by developing better seeds, crop protection methods and apps to identify weeds.
03-17-2020 | 13:22:45
Fresh From The Farm Agric World Ltd is a Nigeria startup that buys agricultural produce from farmers and supplies them to retail stores and markets. The CEO and founder Mathias Pwol explains.
03-16-2020 | 13:04:21
Amid the news flow of the coronavirus, there have been some positive developments on South Africa’s maize production front.
03-12-2020 | 13:10:00
The telecommunications industry is set to become an increasingly pivotal player in ensuring digital solutions are harnessed to boost productivity and competitiveness for the agriculture sector.
03-12-2020 | 06:12:00
Over the past decade, there has been growing focus on empowering women in agriculture - and with good reason.
03-06-2020 | 14:29:00
As globalization increasingly opens borders of trade for Africa, Traders of Africa, a Nigerian startup is offering the continent’s farmers and traders an opportunity to tap into this goldmine through an online marketplace.
03-06-2020 | 14:22:00
David Finchman is the Director of Tilapia Farming company in South Africa that is looking todevelop the infant industry across Africa.
03-06-2020 | 11:08:35
Food is more than what we eat. It’s more than what satisfies our hunger. It’s more than what nourishes our bodies and our brains.