CAMEROON – Atlantic Cocoa Corporation, an Ivorian cocoa processor with operations in Cameroon is set to commence operations at its newly built processing plant worth XAF40 billion (US$73.8m). According to reports by Business Cameroon, the new factory has a production capacity of 48,000 tons expandable to 64,000 tons and is scheduled to
Rwanda has launched the African Centre of Excellence of Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES) to be hosted by the University of Rwanda. In collaboration with the University of Birmingham, UK and the UN Environmental Programme’s United for Efficiency (UNEP U4E), the Centre brings together multi-disciplinary UK and in-country expertise
Three counties from Mount Kenya East region have resolved to market coffee together for better returns. The Embu, Tharaka Nthi and Meru counties seek to ensure that farmers reap maximum benefits from their produce. Embu Governor Martin Wambora said the counties will work together in looking for a good market
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Federal Government on Sunday said it had commenced the process of reviving its 300 hectares of farmland in Gombe State. It stated this through the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, adding that it would engage 400 youths under its National Young Farmers Scheme. The Executive Secretary,
Over the years, Nigerians have clamored for a diversified economy, that is not over-reliant on crude oil. Recently there have been several talks about agriculture being on the front-burner of our exports. But the reality is that there is a gulf in difference between the revenue agriculture can bring in
CAIRO – 13 September 2020: Chairman of the Internal Trade Development Agency Ibrahim Ashmawi attended on Sunday the signing of an MoU between the Egyptian company GRG and the Italian Sopria Holding Company. The latter is the owner of Crai Retail Modeling working in the sector of food processing retail.
AgDevCo is an impact investment firm specialising in agribusiness in sub-Saharan Africa. It has a portfolio consisting of over 40 active investments throughout the continent. How we made it in Africa speaks to Chris Isaac, chief investment officer at AgDevCo, about the continent’s agribusiness opportunities and the investment lessons he