Friday, July 3, 2020
The Federal Government, in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB), two years ago launched the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme Phase One (ATASP-1) with commodity value chain development alongside infrastructure development as some of its key components in...
New financing mechanisms are helping to increase rice production in Nigeria. The country has a long way to go, however, before it has the milling capacity and irrigation systems needed to become self-sufficient, and can begin seeking export markets. For...
Cape Town, South Africa, One & Only Hotel; 3 September 2019: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced the highly-anticipated release of the shortlisted candidates for the 2019 Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards. The Awards...
Johannesburg, South Africa, April 23, 2020 - / In a live poll conducted by Africa.com on April 22 as part of its webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, nearly 70% of webinar participants predicted that their business...
Africa investor (Ai) today convened the African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders Forum COVID-19 Virtual Roundtable, an exclusive Forum of the continent’s most influential Chairmen, CEO’s and CIO’s of African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Funds, to discuss the...
Johannesburg, South Africa, April 20, 2020 - Africa.com has convened the largest ever gathering of Africa’s CEOs, managing directors, finance directors, private equity and venture capital investors, bankers, asset managers, corporate law partners, senior executives and diplomats. Over 8,000...
Accra (Ghana), February 4 (IANS) A $5 billion Exim Bank of India fund to support Africa’s agriculture development through the “Feed Africa” project seems to fit into the Africa Development Bank’s plans to improve the agriculture sector to increase...
African flower producers are struggling as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts supply chains and demand dries up amid national lockdowns 14 MAY 2020 - 05:00 CARIEN DU PLESSIS On her company’s farm in the fruit-growing Breede River Valley in the Western Cape, Adene...
JOHANNESBURG – Absa Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) yesterday said that it planned to expand its agriculture loan book to countries such as Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, due to good long-term growth prospects in the rest of...

Smart Agriculture

The World Bank has recently approved a $250 million USD investment to the Climate-Smart Agriculture Project in Kenya. The main goal of the project is to “increase agricultural productivity and build resilience to climate change risks for smallholder farming...
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