Agro Food

Ghana Cocoa Board, African Development Bank and financial partners celebrate first $200 million disb

Ghana Cocoa Board, African Development Bank and financial partners celebrate first $200 million disb

Ghana supplies 70% of all cocoa beans imported into Japan and cocoa is seen as one of the nation’s most essential import commoditiesABIDJAN,Ivory Coast, June 26, 2020/ — Ghana Coc…...

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MIE Events DMCC welcomes FENAGRI as a strategic partner

MIE Events DMCC welcomes FENAGRI as a strategic partner

MIE Events DMCC, is pleased to announce that Moroccan Federation of Agro-Food Sector – FENAGRI, one of the biggest food sector federation inthe kingdom has joined our list of Strat…...

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African Development Bank unveils strategy roadmap to safeguard food security against impacts of COVI

African Development Bank unveils strategy roadmap to safeguard food security against impacts of COVI

The African Development Bank has unveiled a strategic roadmap of projects and programmes to assist African countries in tackling the nutrition and food security aspects of the COVID…...

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Africa’s Top 100 Brands 2020

Africa’s Top 100 Brands 2020

In the midst of the euphoric and successful staging of the first FIFA World Cup in Africa when internal pride and admiration of Africa was arguably at its highest, African brands al…...

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Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6M Series A led by Anthemis

Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6M Series A led by Anthemis

Apollo Agriculture believes it can attain profits by helping Kenya’s smallholder farmers maximize theirs.That’s the mission of the Nairobi-based startup that raised $6 million in …...

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Sh60m tech plan to boost farmers’ fortunes

Sh60m tech plan to boost farmers’ fortunes

Small scale farmers will benefit from Sh60 million plan that seeks to help them increase their earnings.The funding from Apollo Agriculture, a financing and products platform empowe…...

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Tea body’s fate sealed as new regulations sent to AG office

Tea body’s fate sealed as new regulations sent to AG office

Agriculture Secretary Peter Munya has sealed the fate of Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) after he released final regulations cutting its export role and weakening its control of…...

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Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6m Series A to continue its rapid scaling

Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6m Series A to continue its rapid scaling

Based in Nairobi, Apollo Agricultureis a commercial farming platform for small-scale farmers that uses machine learning and automated operations technology to help them accesseveryt…...

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Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda agribusinesses secure Sh5 billion grants

Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda agribusinesses secure Sh5 billion grants

A five-year multicountry project for Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda is investing 2 million Euros (about Sh4.96 billion) in grants to 14 Agri businesses in the three countries. The inves…...

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SA’s BitFarming aims to boost meat sector by encouraging digital investment

SA’s BitFarming aims to boost meat sector by encouraging digital investment

Formed in 2018, BitFarminggenerates sustainable funding for farmers from investors who want to invest in the sector but who do not have the opportunities to do so directly. Through …...

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