Women entrepreneurs are unlocking value in Africa’s overlooked agrifood resources

The global agrifood sector is full of examples of underutilized resources. Food grown and wasted. Lost value from “waste products.” Undiscovered foods growing right in front of us. A new cohort of women entrepreneurs in Africa are identifying untapped foods … Continue reading Women entrepreneurs are unlocking value in Africa’s overlooked agrifood resources

Building women’s capacity is the key to sustainability in agribusiness – Mrs. Sheila Assibey-Yeboah

A total of 13 women-led agribusiness owners have been trained and certified by HortiFresh through MDF West Africa to strengthen their capacity in the horticulture sector under the HortiFresh Access to Finance component in Accra. This was also to increase … Continue reading Building women’s capacity is the key to sustainability in agribusiness – Mrs. Sheila Assibey-Yeboah

New ground-breaking technology will help achieve optimal and consistent yields, regular cropping

There is a new ground-breaking and based on scientific research developed technology that monitors a fruit tree’s carbohydrate status, allowing for timely corrective action, if needed, to ensure an optimal harvest.  The technology – developed by global agricultural company Agri … Continue reading New ground-breaking technology will help achieve optimal and consistent yields, regular cropping

Oabika cocoa fruit juice concentrate unveiled for the world by Valrhona and Koa

Oabika, the new cocoa fruit juice concentrate by Valrhona in cooperation with Koa Valrhona cooperated with Koa to create Oabika, the new cocoa fruit juice concentrate for chefs and other gastronomy professionals. The flavourful ingredient delivers a new experience with … Continue reading Oabika cocoa fruit juice concentrate unveiled for the world by Valrhona and Koa

Cargill aims to connect farmers to carbon offset buyers

Cargill is taking advantage of its position in the supply chain between farmers and consumer food companies to invest in advancing the emerging carbon marketplace associated with regenerative agriculture. Its new program, RegenConnect, builds on Cargill’s plan to advance regenerative agriculture practices on 10 … Continue reading Cargill aims to connect farmers to carbon offset buyers

African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership appoints Dr. Nteranya Sanginga as new Chairman

The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) has appointed Dr. Nteranya Sanginga, a Ph.D. holder in Agronomy/ Soil Microbiology and the Director-General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) as the Chair of the AFAP Board of Trustees. Dr. … Continue reading African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership appoints Dr. Nteranya Sanginga as new Chairman

When microfinance leads to major healing: Bridging agriculture and health in Senegal

Astou Dieng recently joined a savings group cooperative with many other women farmers that is changing her health and the health of her family. These women in Senegal’s Kaffrine region are doing something novel with their agriculture – they are … Continue reading When microfinance leads to major healing: Bridging agriculture and health in Senegal