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Liberia Launches Agriculture Matching Grants Worth US$22.38M

The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has launched agricultural matching grants worth US$22.38 million to financially empower smallholder farmers and agribusinesses in the sector. The grant...

Rwanda Stops The Import Of Maize, Wheat and Soybean Seeds

The Government of Rwanda will not be importing seeds of maize, wheat, and soya, in the coming agricultural season and will not help the...

US$110,000 Awarded to Young Agrifood Changemakers in the Third Annual Generation...

Fourteen inspiring, young entrepreneurs from across Africa, pitched their innovative agribusinesses to influential judges and delegates at the pitch finale of the Generation Africa...

ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize

For improving food security across 13 countries in Sub Saharan Africa, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, ICRISAT, has been awarded...

EAC protocol on pests, disease control ratified

PARLIAMENT yesterday ratified the East African Community (EAC) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Protocol (SPS) 2013 to enhance food safety. Among others, the step will improve access...

AfDB Plans to invest $700m to support livestock development projects in...

The African Development Bank has disclosed plans to spend the sum of $700 million to support livestock development projects across African countries. President of African...

Rwanda: Young Agri-Preneurs Seek to Drive Up Adoption of Climate Smart...

In response to challenges in the affordability of climate-smart farms and related equipment for Rwandan farmers, a local agri-business group, Innovation for Impact (INFIM)...

AfDB to integrate natural capital into African finance

This week, the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Green Growth Knowledge Platform, and other partners will launch a new initiative on integrating natural capital...

Agricorp raises $17.5m pre-series A fund from Vami, others

Agricorp International, a Nigeria-based spices producing, processing, and exporting company has raised $17.5 million in pre-series A funding. With this new raise, Agricorp will...

FG sets up fish village in Abia to engage women

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA to set up integrated farm estates on the 108 senatorial districts across...