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Submissions for the 2018 MTFC Innov8Agric Challenge opened
15-08-2018 | 06:32:31
Submissions for the 2018 Meet The Farmers Conference Innov8Agric Challenge are now open.
Counterfeit pesticides cost farmers Sh120bn in Kenya
14-08-2018 | 08:58:00
Kenya is losing at least Sh120 billion in revenue to unregistered agro-chemicals dealers and counterfeit pesticides, according to Agrochemicals Association of Kenya (AAK) chairperson Patrick Amayunzu.
[Cameroon] Bolloré Transport in bid to increase Bélabo timber exports
14-08-2018 | 06:37:09
Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Camrail and SEPBC have recently combined their activities within the Bessengué loading site to increase volumes of exported timber from Bélabo in Cameroon.
Kenya to set up special zones for production of livestock for export
10-08-2018 | 13:02:00
Kenyan government has announced plans to establish 50 special zones, technically known as feedlots, for production of livestock for the export market.
OFID signs deal with Malawi and Côte d’Ivoire to boost food security
10-08-2018 | 06:28:27
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development, has signed public sector loan agreements with Côte d’Ivoire and Malawi to help boost socio-economic development and living standards.
Senegal women revitalize rural economy with food processing
07-08-2018 | 11:30:04
Seven years ago five women from Khelcom Birane, a village in central Senegal, set up a farming cooperative with only $10.
[Tunisia] SOKOTRA Capital acquires L'Aquaculture Tunisienne
06-08-2018 | 07:57:56
SOKOTRA Capital, a Dubai-based private investment company specializing in the agriculture and aquaculture sectors, has announced that a SOKOTRA Capital led consortium has completed the acquisition of 100% of AT.
[Kenya Business Week] Power clinics prove customer is king
03-08-2018 | 10:49:00
An increasingly disenfranchised customer base that has now been empowered by technology to voice their complaints on poor service delivery is inspiring companies to find innovative way of reaching out to clients.
Uganda, China agree on road, camera projects worth $2.45bn
02-08-2018 | 10:22:00
President Yoweri Museveni has said that a number of Government of Uganda funded contracts worth $2.4bn have been given to Chinese companies especially on roads and recently security cameras worth $120 million.
Are you an agribusiness seeking funding and/or investment?
02-08-2018 | 07:24:12
Africa Green Revolution Forum pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape, will host a Dealroom connecting investors with business owners
[Kenya] SunCulture closes investment round with EDF Group
01-08-2018 | 07:05:02
SunCulture, a Kenyan-based technology company and a provider of solar water pumps and irrigation solutions for small holder farmers, has closed an investment round with the EDF Group.
AfDB signs $41m grant for Sudan’s Agriculture Development Project
30-07-2018 | 07:45:00
The African Development Bank on Thursday signed a US$41-million grant agreement with Republic of Sudan to finance a public sector Agriculture Value Chain Development Project in the country.
Tunisia to use drones for data collection in agricultural sector
30-07-2018 | 07:30:00
Tunisia and the African Development Bank have signed an agreement for the launch of a pilot project to use drones for data collection to enhance management of agricultural projects in the country.
African Union signs MoU with Pan African Federation of Accountants
30-07-2018 | 07:12:00
The African Development Bank on Thursday signed a US$41-million grant agreement with Republic of Sudan to finance a public sector Agriculture Value Chain Development Project in the country.
[Nigeria Business Week] Towards self-dependence, reduced importation
27-07-2018 | 12:34:00
As industries grow, so does the job market, consumer satisfation and investor confidence. Nigeria is gaining a reputation as fertile ground for both business expansion and takeoff point for startups.
[Kenya] Agri-tech startup Tulaa raises $627k funding round
27-07-2018 | 09:00:00
Kenyan agri-tech startup Tulaa, which allows smallholder farmers to access inputs, credit and markets, has raised a US$627,000 seed round to fund its continued expansion in the East African country and further develop its platform.
[Nigeria] RMRDC signs MoU with agric entrepreneurs
26-07-2018 | 09:08:37
The Raw Materials Research and Development Council and the Association of Agricultural and Industrial Entrepreneurs of Nigeria recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in rural agro-industrial development.
FAFINA receives $1 million to fund West and Southern African agri SMEs
26-07-2018 | 06:04:00
By 2030, it is estimated that Africa’s urban food markets will be valued at US$1 trillion.
[Kenya Business Week] Sustainable businesses that leave no one behind
25-07-2018 | 10:15:00
Despite more than 80 per cent of the beef consumed in Kenya being produced by pastoralists according to a 2011 study, they still struggle with poor market prices and scarcity of fodder.
[Kenya] Resilience project funds 36 livestock businesses in dry areas
25-07-2018 | 08:31:35
Living in northern Kenya’s Isiolo and Marsabit counties means facing frequent droughts and climate shocks and, for businesses, often facing isolation from financial services, like loans, and strong markets.
Ghana, Malawi and Zambia farmers to benefit from outgrower scheme
24-07-2018 | 09:48:00
58,500 smallholders in Ghana, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia will benefit from outgrower programmes backed by AgDevCo's Smallholder Development Unit , with farmer incomes set to collectively increase by $8.8 million per year.
[Kenya] SunCulture closes investment with EDF Group
23-07-2018 | 12:26:00
SunCulture, a Kenyan-based technology company and a leader in solar water pumps and irrigation solutions for small holder farmers, has closed an investment round with the EDF Group.
Rural Kenya farmers triple incomes drying fruits and vegetables in sun
18-07-2018 | 12:15:00
Smallholder farmers in rural villages of Murang’a County in Central Kenya have traditionally grappled with produce glut and poor market pay as a result of over production of key produce like vegetables and fruits.
[Kenya] Citizens spark green energy revolution with biogas
17-07-2018 | 13:45:00
Kenya continues to be a global frontrunner in embracing renewable energy. Ordinary citizens are driving this revolution.
[Madagascar] IFC invests $4 million in BoViMa to boost meat exports
13-07-2018 | 13:04:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping Bonne Viande de Madagascar—or BoViMa—build a modern feedlot and slaughterhouse that is expected to help create an export market for zebu beef and goat meat.
[Nigeria Business Week] Ensuring co-operation and diligence in trade
13-07-2018 | 10:46:25
There is no shortage of opinions with regards to what needs to be done to improve economies of Africa. Experts from diverse fields advocate for different solutions, some tailored to fit their field interests, others seeming to stem from a place of general betterment.
[Mali] IFAD, government ink deal to connect farmers to rural financing
12-07-2018 | 08:19:21
More than 440,000 smallholder farmers in Mali will soon have better access to rural financial services thanks to a new agreement signed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mali.
[Column] Byron Mudhune: Looming danger in Africa’s food imports
12-07-2018 | 06:43:12
Addressing Africa’s food import and consumption has suffered from extreme mood swings with the pendulum moving from episodes of pessimism to euphoria.
Olam signs agreement on boosting poultry production in Nigeria
11-07-2018 | 13:02:00
Olam Hatcheries, a subsidiary of Olam International, an agri-business multinational, has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ceva Santé Animale S.A, an international veterinary health research company.
Ghana cocoa farmers to benefit from satellite technology project
11-07-2018 | 06:40:52
SAT4Farming, an initiative to reach thousands of small-scale cocoa producers with information and services to improve their productivity and sustainability has been unveiled.
22 seed companies in Africa selected for Access to Seeds Index
10-07-2018 | 11:19:00
A new study by the Access to Seeds Index evaluated 73 seed companies across 19 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. This resulted in the selection of 22 companies best positioned to support the productivity of smallholder farmers and the SDGs.
[Malawi] IFC and GAFSP invest in macadamia and coffee production
06-07-2018 | 08:21:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program have announced a $4 million loan to support the expansion of Global Tea & Commodities and its subsidiaries.
[Sudan] IFAD, government sign agreement to support farming
06-07-2018 | 06:32:35
Sudan's economic future may rest in the hands of its smallholder farmers. Two thirds of the country's population, 36.2 million people, live in rural areas and agriculture provides essential employment for 70-80 percent of the labour force.
Angola eyes cleaner, greener economic growth
29-06-2018 | 13:25:00
The breakneck economic growth that Angola enjoyed following the end to decades of civil conflict in 2002 came to a sudden stop when the price of oil crashed in 2014.
[Nigeria Business Week] Racing toward growth, partnerships, targets
29-06-2018 | 12:18:00
This week has shown interesting developments in a wide range of sectors in Nigeria - Hospitality, Real Estate, Agribusiness, Banking, Automotive, Oil and Gas and as always, ICT remains a busy sector.
[Kenya Business Week] Gauging regional growth through Kenya’s prism
28-06-2018 | 06:58:00
As one of East Africa’s big brothers in economic growth and development, Kenya has this week continued to attract praise and investment with its landmark investments delivering impressive payoffs.
[Kenya] IFAD, government sign $143 million deal to boost aquaculture
25-06-2018 | 06:05:00
More than 35,000 rural households in Kenya will soon be eating better and earning more money thanks to a new financial agreement signed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Republic of Kenya.
[Kenya] Safaricom targets 100k farmers with digifarm depot in Meru
22-06-2018 | 07:04:58
Safaricom in partnership with iProcure, FarmDrive and Arifu have opened four Digifarm depots in Meru County of Eastern Kenya.
[Nigeria Business Week] Optimism grows with investments
21-06-2018 | 13:12:54
It has been said by several economic experts that the country’s path to greatness lies on the fields of Agriculture, and not on petroleum.
Nigeria’s agriculture export rises 24% in 3 months
21-06-2018 | 11:16:00
Nigeria has seen its 2018 first quarter agricultural export risen by 24 percent as the country explore opportunities to earn substantial dollars through the non-oil export.
[Kenya Business Week] Blazing the trail in economic growth
21-06-2018 | 09:44:00
At a time when the rest of Africa continues experiencing suppressed growth occasioned by drought, political upheavals and low private sector activity, East Africa has been in the headline this week.
Resilient East African economies to enjoy sustained growth, report
21-06-2018 | 06:04:27
Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published East Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC.
Rwanda’s economy registered 10.6% growth in first quarter of 2018
19-06-2018 | 13:28:21
Rwanda’s economy expanded by 10.6% in the first quarter of 2018, where GDP at current market prices was estimated at Frw 1,985 billion, up from Frw 1,816 billion in the previous year.
Angola project begins work on greening country's trade
18-06-2018 | 13:00:00
UNCTAD is running a workshop in Angola with government officials, business managers and industry representatives to identify economic sectors that could help soften Angola's dependence on oil exports.
Nestlé Nigeria and IFDC collaborate to improve sustainable farming
18-06-2018 | 09:17:00
Nestlé Nigeria, in collaboration with International Fertilizer Development Centre, is helping farmers improve their livelihoods by empowering smallholder farmers on sustainable farming practices under the initiative, Nestlé Nigeria & IFDC/2Scale Project Sorghum & Millet.
Two COMESA states approve BT cotton for cultivation
15-06-2018 | 12:30:00
The Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and Ethiopia have approved the environmental release of insect resistant genetically modified cotton varieties for cultivation.
[Kenya] France flower breeder latest client at Oserian Flower Park
15-06-2018 | 06:00:00
Oserian Development Company Ltd has signed French flower breeder George Delbard to set up a showhouse at its new Flower Park.
[Tanzania] Fund and training to boost women agroprocessing initiatives
14-06-2018 | 13:05:00
More than sixty women and women’s groups involved in agricultural processing in the most impoverished areas of Tanzania will receive commercial and technology training to boost their productivity and profitability.
Techno and Microsoft launch agriculture platform for African farmers
14-06-2018 | 08:50:35
Techno Brain has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to launch a Digital Agriculture Platform in Africa to help farmers improve crop yields and increase income.
AfDB approves $15m equity investment in agribusiness in Africa
14-06-2018 | 07:43:00
The African Development Bank Board has approved a US$15 million equity investment in Africa Food Security Fund (AFSF), to support enterprises in agri-business SMEs and enhance food security in Africa.
[Kenya Business Week] Energizing investor relations
13-06-2018 | 09:27:46
Kenya this week continues to strategically place itself to benefit from regional integration and reap from its warm relationship with development partners and international investors.
SNV, partners in new E. Africa climate smart agriculture programme
12-06-2018 | 13:16:00
A consortium led by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is set to roll out a five year Climate Smart Agriculture programme in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda following a €39.5 million,grant from The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Francophone Africa Business Forum | 19 June 2018 | The Hague
11-06-2018 | 15:05:00
Come and do business with 150 African agri-entrepreneurs in The Hague
African Development Bank invests in Sudan agribusiness
08-06-2018 | 12:45:00
To boost agricultural production and productivity in the Sudan, the Bank approved US $42 million in concessional grants from the African Development Fund to support the National Agriculture Investment Plan.
Kenya Climate Ventures invests in Sistema.bio's expansion
06-06-2018 | 10:40:00
Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV), a World Bank Fund has concluded an investment round in Sistema.bio to deliver sustainable renewable energy and agricultural solutions to farmers in Kenya.
Rwanda, World Bank sign $100 million agreement to support agriculture
05-06-2018 | 08:08:00
The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank Group have signed a $100 million credit agreement to improve the capacity of selected national public agricultural institutions.
[Interview] Jane Ngige, CEO, Kenya Horticultural Council
04-06-2018 | 06:59:00
Mrs. Jane Ngige is synonymous with tenacity, tact and celestial zeal. For the more than ten years she was the CEO of Kenya Flower Council, she is credited with having introduced transformative reforms.
FAO and Rabobank to work with Africa smallholders to grow agribusiness
04-06-2018 | 06:22:00
Africa boasts huge potential for social and economic development, with agribusiness poised to play a major role.
[Kenya] Selina Wamucii in new $100,000 grant to grow farmer portfolio
01-06-2018 | 09:45:00
Selina Wamucii, a mobile platform that shortens the agricultural supply chain in Kenya, reducing food wastage and boosting farmers’ incomes, is set to get a major boost from global social impact programme Expo Live.
COMESA set to launch Malawi leather design studio
01-06-2018 | 06:31:54
The Malawi Enterprise Productivity Enhancement project supported under the COMESA RISM programme has procured equipment worth €320,710 for the setting up of a leather design studio to be based in the city of Blantyre.
[Nigeria] Turner Wright Limited receives $150 million financing from Milost Global to grow African market
25-05-2018 | 07:57:18
Turner Wright Limited a Nigerian company providing solutions in animal health, animal nutrition and hygiene has executed a Milost Equity Subscription Agreement financing facility with Milost Global Inc for $150 million financing.
[Nigeria Business Week] With Construction, Agribusiness, Oil and Gas and startup hubs, Nigeria leaves no sector behind
24-05-2018 | 13:15:00
Two years ago Nigeria was as good as drowning in debts, unemployment, reduced investment and general widespread discontent. Today, though still a work in progress, the country has exited recession and is fast regaining its momentum.
[Kenya Business Week] Towards sustainable businesses, public private partnerships and courts to the rescue
24-05-2018 | 09:38:00
Kenya’s business landscape has this week continued to register mixed fortunes with key sectors, including banking, agribusiness, horticulture and insurance featuring prominently.
FAPA Donors and African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership sign agreement for supply of fertilizer in Africa
24-05-2018 | 09:31:00
The Fund for African Private Sector Assistance donors and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership have signed a grant agreement in support of local supply and utilization of fertilizer by smallholder farmers in Africa.
[Kenya] Safaricom launches digifarm depot to point farmers to sustainable markets
23-05-2018 | 06:17:00
Telecommunication company Safaricom has opened a Digifarm depot in Burnt Forest town, Uasin Gishu County, as part of the company’s efforts to encourage more smallholder farmers to transition into agribusiness.
Martin Richenhagen opens AGCO Africa Headquarters in Johannesburg
22-05-2018 | 07:10:00
The company is poised to develop its involvement in the Agri-Parks project, the networked innovation system of agro-production, processing, logistics, marketing, training and extension services.
[Nigeria] African Development Bank approves $100m loan to Indorama for expansion of fertilizer production
21-05-2018 | 06:26:00
The African Development Bank has approved $100m senior loan to Nigerian firm, Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals, to support the company’s plans to double its fertilizer production from 1.4 million tons of urea to 2.8 million tons per annum.
AfDB Board approves €200m loan to support Morocco's Agriculture value chains
17-05-2018 | 13:11:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved EUR 200 million loan to support inclusive and Sustainable Development of Agricultural Value Chains in Morocco.
[Nigeria Business Week] Nigeria, one economic sector after another, exits recession
17-05-2018 | 13:04:00
The Nigerian oil and gas scene remains as active as ever, with changes surfacing on an almost daily basis. Last week saw the country’s first Marine Engineering Center commence its programs of 18 month academic and field work, which will lead to a masters in Marine Engineering.
[Rwanda] New technology platform to help farmers access loans faster
17-05-2018 | 09:40:00
The Smart Nkunganire System will ensure that farmers comply with recommended best farming practices – such as quality and quantity of agro-inputs – to qualify for the loan; leading to higher quantity and better quality of the harvest.
[Kenya Business Week] Deepening partnerships, growing foreign direct investment
17-05-2018 | 07:26:05
As Kenya continues to position itself as the East African regional economic supremo, it has been angling for partnerships and sealing deals that are set to have transformative impacts on key sectors of the economy.
[Kenya] European Union signs one million euro grant to support the Makueni fruit processing plant
17-05-2018 | 05:45:56
The European Union has confirmed its support towards strengthening and realization of devolution in Kenya through the signing of a 1 million-Euro grant towards the Mango and fruit processing plant for Makueni County.
Mozambique and U.S launch African Growth and Opportunity Act utilization strategy to grow trade
16-05-2018 | 09:06:14
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has launched Mozambique’s AGOA Utilization Strategy.
Swarm Fund picks FarmCoin Venture to provide investment opportunities supporting Africa’s unbanked
15-05-2018 | 09:28:08
Swarm, the blockchain for private equity, has announced that it will make available an investment in the FarmCoin pan-African financial and commodities ecosystem via its marketplace.
Eastern and Southern Africa farmers heal soils, increase yields with conservation agriculture
14-05-2018 | 13:00:00
At a time when tired soils and drought as a result of weather changes have left agricultural land barren, a new low cost farming method is restoring hope among over 200,000 farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa by increasing yields and restoring soil health.
Nigerian government partners with John Deere Tractors to ease farmers’ access to agricultural mechanization
14-05-2018 | 11:03:00
The Government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is partnering with Global Agricultural equipment manufacturers, John Deere Tractors to improve farmers’ access to mechanization.
Zero tillage, crop residue retention practices turn African farms into breadbaskets
11-05-2018 | 11:45:00
Behind the Sustainable Intensification of Maize Legume Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa, SIMLESA, project is the story of thousands of farmers who have transformed their lands and increased earnings.
African smallholder farmers get record insurance payouts of $ 1.5 million after depressed rainfall
10-05-2018 | 06:48:43
Poor rainfall in parts of Africa has triggered the largest insurance pay-out to date for vulnerable farmers under an innovative climate risk management scheme known as the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative, R4.
Solidaridad West Africa and EU launch programme to boost cocoa farming in Liberia
09-05-2018 | 13:36:00
Solidaridad West Africa and the European Union have launched the Liberia Cocoa Sector Improvement Programme (LICSIP) on the campus of Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County.
[Congo] Africa Palm Corp partners with Ngalipomi to grow regional foothold
09-05-2018 | 08:30:00
African Palm Corp. has signed an agreement with representatives of Ngalipomi, a local group from the Congo giving the company access to an additional three million hectares of palm trees in West Africa.
Esri unveils online data portal to address Africa’s development challenges
09-05-2018 | 06:46:00
Global player in spatial analytics Esri has launched the Africa GeoPortal, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that provides rich content and solutions from Esri and its partners.
Public Private Partnerships crucial to transforming agriculture, African Union Commission
09-05-2018 | 06:29:14
The African Union Commission through its Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture is exploring ways of implementing successful agribusiness Public Private Partnerships to catalyse investments in agribusiness development on the continent.
AfDB has signed two grant agreements to finance agri-business development projects
08-05-2018 | 14:05:00
The Agriculture Fast Track Fund supports Africa-based agri-business SMEs by financing the development costs of agriculture infrastructure projects that span the value chain from rural feeder roads to agro-processing and marketing facilities, to out-grower schemes.
IFC, Daltex partner to boost opportunities for Egyptian women in agribusiness
08-05-2018 | 08:56:15
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Daltex, an agribusiness producer in Egypt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase economic opportunities for its women employees and smallholder farmers.
ABB and Heliospectra AB in technology collaboration to explore innovative ways of increasing commercial food production in Africa
08-05-2018 | 06:43:09
ABB, a pioneering technology leader in electrification, robotics and motion, industrial automation and renewables and Heliospectra AB, a world player in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments.
AfDB accelerates Agribusiness Development in Ethiopia through Agriculture Fast Track Fund
08-05-2018 | 05:11:00
The African Development Bank has signed two grant agreements to finance agri-business development projects through the Agriculture Fast Track Fund.
Oil output expansion, agricultural growth pull Nigeria out of recession, World Bank report
04-05-2018 | 08:30:32
Expansion in oil output and continued steady growth in agriculture assisted Nigeria emerge from recession in 2017, a World Bank Nigeria Bi-annual Economic Update has stated.
Malawi’s six-year maize export ban increased consumption but made farmers poorer
03-05-2018 | 12:44:00
Malawi’s six-year maize export ban increased consumption by 6 percent, achieving its objective of increased food security, measured narrowly in terms of availability of maize at lower prices, in the short term according to a study by Karl Pauw et al.
Angola set to export coffee to US after a 40-year hiatus
03-05-2018 | 12:11:00
Cazengo Coffee has announced the return of coffee from Angola to US, marking the first US import of Angolan coffee in over 40 years.
USAID, Technoserve and Partners in Food Solutions in new alliance to point African farmers to profitable markets
03-05-2018 | 06:47:00
The United States Agency for International Development and the nonprofit organizations Partners in Food Solutions and TechnoServe have announced the launch of the Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing.
Banana improvement project team tracks progress
01-05-2018 | 10:32:00
The project, Breeding Better Bananas, seeks to deliver to farmers much-needed improved high-yielding and disease-resistant hybrid banana varieties that are expected to have 30% higher yield compared to the current varieties grown by farmers under the same conditions.
Atlantic AI Labs opens artificial intelligence research center in Benin
01-05-2018 | 07:45:00
Headquartered in Cotonou, Benin, Atlantic AI Labs™ has dedicated its operations to unleash the potential of AI for sustainable development in Africa
IFC and Groupe Crédit Agricole du Maroc partner to support Morocco’s farming sector
30-04-2018 | 13:36:00
International Finance Corporation, a sister organization of the World Bank, and Groupe Crédit Agricole du Maroc (GCAM), a major Moroccan bank, have signed an agreement to help farmers and agribusiness companies gain access to modern equipment.
IFC, SECO unveil African Leasing Association to unlock $80 billion market
27-04-2018 | 13:44:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group has announced the formal launch of ‘Africalease’, an association that will promote leasing across sub-Saharan Africa.
Islamic Bank of Guinea introduces financing product for agricultural inputs targeting pineapple farmers
27-04-2018 | 06:52:10
The Federation of Fruit Planters of Lower Guinea has organized the distribution of fertilizer to planters who subscribed to a new financing product offered by the Islamic Bank of Guinea (BIG).
Growing international demand for Gum Arabic offers African producers new opportunities
26-04-2018 | 12:45:00
Steeped in legend, gum arabic is not only an exotic commodity but also has the power to drive development in the African nations that produce it, which are among the poorest nations in the world.
African Development Bank launches “Say No to Famine” project in Somalia
25-04-2018 | 06:48:00
The African Development Bank has launched the Say No to Famine – Short-Term Regional Emergency Response Project, STRERP, for Somalia.
Agritech startup, Farmcrowdy, enables UK-based Nigerians to invest in poultry and local farms via mobile phones
24-04-2018 | 10:43:17
UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half-year-old, VC-backed agritech platform, Farmcrowdy.
Agritech startup, Farmcrowdy, enables UK-based Nigerians to invest in poultry and local farms via mobile phones
24-04-2018 | 10:20:00
UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half year-old, VC-backed agritech platform, Farmcrowdy.
[Nigeria] Bank of Agriculture, SunTrust Bank ink agriculture financing deal
23-04-2018 | 06:31:26
Bank of Agriculture (BOA) and SunTrust Bank have sealed an e-banking agreement described by the Minister of Agriculture Audu Ogbe as ‘landmark’ and instrumental to the development of agricultural sector in Nigeria.