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Agri-Food News and Media
Building Circular And Sustainable Ventures In East Africa
Kenya, Uganda, RwandaPaul Van Der Linden

By applying circular economy principles to food system value chains, three objectives are defined as circular components of an ideal future food system: food is produced in ways that regenerate nature; food is not lost or wasted, and commonly wasted...

Agri-Food News and Media
Startup Ecosystem Report
All Countries, South AfricaSiMODiSA

With the world navigating the second year of a pandemic, we knew we had to hit the ground running and do some important work to ensure that South Africa’s policies support existing startups and those that will emerge post the pandemic. SiMODiSA, toge...

Agri-Food News and Media
Advancing Women’s Financial Resilience In The Wake Of Climate Change In Mozambique
MozambiqueRodrigo de Reyes

Mozambique is one of the countries most affected by climate change (UNDP). It also has one of the highest poverty rates in the world, with women being afflicted in a disproportionate manner, and tremendous gender gaps in everything that could give th...

Agri-Food News and Media
Why Investors Need To Spend On People's Development Across Their SGB Portfolio
Ethiopia, Kenya, BotswanaMaryanne Ochola

At a time when East African economies are not absorbing young people at the rate that they’re joining the labour force, investment in people development and talent management has never been more important.

Agri-Food News and Media
The Need And Opportunity For Change In the Leather Sector
All CountriesDieuwertje Nelissen

Ask someone about leather and usually leather will be related to luxury and durability. The leather sector has provided us with a long-lasting beautiful material. At the same time, the leather sector faces significant environmental and social challen...

Agri-Food News and Media
Tambia : Professionalizing Kenya's Food Value Chain
KenyaPaul Van Der Linden

90% of all produce in Kenya is grown by smallholder farmers. Over 15 million Kenyans directly rely on the food they produce to survive and yet, despite this core role, the existing food value chain is deeply flawed and in dire need of change.

Agri-Food News and Media
Preventing Food Loss Through As-A-Service Models For Smallholders Farmers
All CountriesPaul Van Der Linden

Globally farmers produce enough food to feed 1.5x the world’s population. Despite this, 795 million people are hungry, and many of the world’s 500 million smallholder farmers have to live on less than $2 per day. Add to that the significant role of o...

Agri-Food News and Media
The State Of Tech In Africa 2022 Report
All CountriesAfricArena

This AfricArena State of Tech in Africa report, issued annually, aims to provide all interested parties with insights and knowledge about the trends in the African tech sector. Its goal is not to add another set of analytics, but rather to add value...

Agri-Food News and Media, Agrodealer and Inputs, On-Farm Production (crops, livestock), Processing
The Toolkit For Yam Entrepreneurs
All CountriesIITA

We are excited to announce the launch of the Seed Yam Toolkit, an open-source knowledge resource with strategies and tools for future seed yam companies or entrepreneurs to consider and utilize in the development of their business models. The Seed Ya...

Agri-Food News and Media
From West Africa, Here Comes The Next Miracle Grain:Fonio
All CountriesAugusta Dwyer

A tiny grain called fonio could play a big role in improving food security in West Africa, say researchers at Cornell University’s Department of Global Development.

Agri-Food News and Media
Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Implications Of Disruptions In Global Food Supply Chains For Food Trade In Africa
All CountriesAGRA

The developments in Russia and Ukraine are piling pressure on already constrained global food markets. African countries should swiftly seek alternative import sources to fill the gap created by restricted exports from Russia and Ukraine.

Agri-Food News and Media
Food Security Monitor Report
All CountriesAGRA

Food Security Outlook. The food insecurity hotspots in March 2022 were South Sudan, Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. The Russia-Ukraine conflict continues to push food and energy prices up across the continent creating serious food security challenges...

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