For the past few years Indian private sector has been partnering with East Africa countries on selected investment areas under a project initiated by the Geneva based International Trade Center (ITC).
BASF, a German chemical company with businesses across the world, today closed acquisition of Bayer’s global vegetable seeds business, mainly operating under the brand Nunhems®.
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.
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.
By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – Yamoussoukro, Cote D’Ivoire – Multiple projects financed by the Korean government and implemented by Cote D’Ivoire government agency specialized in rural development – ANADER – are improving the lives of the people in the rural areas of the country over the past few years.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today formally launches ‘Africalease’, an association that will promote leasing across sub-Saharan Africa in agribusinesses and transport, among others.
Youth from all over Africa came together in the first-ever African Youth Agripreneurs (AYA) Forum held in Ibadan, Nigeria last week.
Six African countries along with two international development partners launched a continental project- Africa Sustainable Livestock 2015 (ASL) to help them properly manage the sector.