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It takes a Healthy Farmer to Produce Food – Staying Safe Amid Covid19

A farmer has to be healthy to produce food. A farmer equally has to stay safe to meet the demand for healthy food in the midst […]

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Seeds, Sweats & Sunlight – the Labor of African Women in Agriculture

Women in agriculture play an important role in the quest for global food security. They provide most of the labor, yet their work often goes unrecognized. […]

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AFDB to Setup Fourteen Agro Processing Zones Across Africa

The African Development Bank is ready to set up fourteen agro-processing zones across Africa, with Nigeria as its pilot country. Wole Oshin, the AG Head AgriBusiness, […]

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UNDP Launches Cultivate Agro Initiative for Innovative Agritech Startups

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched the Cultiv@te Agro Initiative for innovative agro startups. It is calling on interested startups from around the world to […]

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Event Review: Meet the Farmers Conference (MTFC) 2019

Organized with one distinguishing goal in mind, which is that ‘’Africa can feed the world’’; Crenov8 set out to engage stakeholders in the agricultural ecosystem within […]

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How Logistics Can Scale Agro Trade in Africa

Logistics is pertinent to the African agricultural value chain. It influences the outcome of tireless inputs invested from the cultivation to harvest. Properly structured logistics can […]

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The Future of Technology in Agriculture

The future of technology in agriculture is enormous. The world is gradually moving from localized farming to mechanized farming methods through technology.  Technology will bring about […]

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Crop2Cash, Lentera & Acquahmeyer Emerges Regional Finalists of Innov8Agric Challenge

Crop2cash, Lentera & Acquahmeyer have emerged regional finalists of the 2019 Innov8Agric Challenge. All three agritech startups will vie for the $5000 grand prize at Meet the Farmers […]

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Dealing with Agricultural Challenges in Africa

Agriculture has an enormous social and economic impact in Africa. Over 60% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s population are smallholder farmers while about 23% of its GDP comes […]

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UAE’s Interest in Non-oil Trade Relations with African Countries

The interest of the United Arab Emirates to trade with Africa dates back to centuries ago. Considering that about 65% of Arabs have African origin, the […]

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