Features

[Column] Edward Israel-Ayide: How co-operatives aid development in African economies

11-11-2019 | 13:40:44
The rapid advancement of mechanization from the mid-1700s to the early 1800s which is now considered as the Industrial Revolution, resulted in job losses for many skilled workers across Europe.

[Interview] Samuel Munguti, CEO, Farmers Pride, Kenya

11-08-2019 | 13:34:32
At a time when smallholder farmers across Africa are struggling with access to agricultural inputs, Farmers Pride, based in Kenya has rolled out an elaborate plan to address these biting challenges.

[Column] Pedro Guerreiro: Can Africa overcome these three threats to its security and stability?

11-08-2019 | 13:30:58
Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

[Column] Geoffrey White: Warehouse: A foundation for economic growth

11-08-2019 | 13:24:00
Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana are collectively a close knit, English speaking, trade block with a population that exceeds 250 million people, 40% of which are below 30 years old.

[Column] Bouwer Serfontein: Urban design to preserve South Africa’s agricultural economy

11-07-2019 | 10:30:10
Agriculture is a hugely important factor in South Africa's economic development. Our farming communities are part of South Africa's culture, and our future, creating food security, job creation and community upliftment.

[Interview] Kyei Faried Owura, Founder, Edwa Global Company, Ghana

11-07-2019 | 10:16:32
Kyei Faried Owura is the brains behind Edwa Global Company, a Ghana based startup revolutionizing food purchase online in the local and international markets while creating jobs for farmers.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Tackling information gap in Sub Saharan Africa to spur farming renaissance

10-30-2019 | 10:38:40
Sub Saharan Africa is home to dozens of internationally respected agricultural research institutions majority who have their head offices in the region.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Technology farming is the answer to Africa’s growing food demand

10-30-2019 | 10:35:00
The unprecedented population boom in Africa, the highest world over, continues to put more pressure on food producers as they grapple with having more mouths to feed.

[Column] Thierry Hoza Ngoga: Agriculture flagship programmes blazing a trail in Africa

10-30-2019 | 07:28:41
State capability, the ability of government to administer effectively, defines a political system.

[Column] Okisegere Ojepat: Why Kenya's multiple, conflicted agencies make a mess of food safety

10-30-2019 | 07:24:31
Safe food is essential to our health and wellbeing; yet it has emerged as a political football in recent months, as different authorities chase a role in food testing.

[Column] Lawrence Haddad: Food systems: the outrage deficit

10-25-2019 | 08:39:15
I just completed a trio of meetings in Asia (TICAD), Africa (AGRF) and North America (UN General Assembly) all of which had a strong set of dialogues around food systems.

[Interview] Dr. Nicolas Lohr: "E-FARM.COM enters a traditional market with an unconventional and modern business model"

10-17-2019 | 07:53:00
Dr. Nicolas Lohr is the CEO and Founder of E-Farm, a Germany-based global platform dealing with quality used agricultural farm machineries.