Transform to Succeed: Meet the 2021 Growing Women’s Entrepreneurship (GroWE) Award Winner

The Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation program is proud to announce that Hadija Jabiri, founder and managing director of EatFresh, is the recipient of the 2021 Feed the Future Growing Women’s Entrepreneurship (GroWE) Award. Jabiri is a Tanzania-based entrepreneur … Continue reading Transform to Succeed: Meet the 2021 Growing Women’s Entrepreneurship (GroWE) Award Winner

African women in agriculture suffer disproportionately in COVID-19 pandemic

African women in agriculture are suffering disproportionately as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens existing structural economic, social and technological inequalities, a new survey shows. Female farmers on the continent are struggling to perform their multiple roles in society during the pandemic … Continue reading African women in agriculture suffer disproportionately in COVID-19 pandemic

Expectations that the return of the school year in SA won’t boost banana sales like before

After months of shut schools, in a number of South African provinces like Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal school are finally re-opening for the new school year coming Monday. Traditionally a new school term heralds boosted sales of bananas and apples, but … Continue reading Expectations that the return of the school year in SA won’t boost banana sales like before

Ghana’s Agric Ministry to leverage digital agriculture to mitigate COVID-19 effect on food systems

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has resolved to implement more digital agricultural innovations to give more meaning to government’s agricultural transformation agenda, aimed at ensuring sustainable and resilient food production systems in the country. This, according to the … Continue reading Ghana’s Agric Ministry to leverage digital agriculture to mitigate COVID-19 effect on food systems

African Development Bank’s second virtual business opportunities seminar of 2020, draws 250 global partners and suppliers

The African Development Bank hosted its second virtual business opportunities seminar in 2020 (BOS) on 13 and 14 October. The BOS offers a one-stop shop for individuals and consulting firms, civil contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, and diplomatic commercial attachés from the … Continue reading African Development Bank’s second virtual business opportunities seminar of 2020, draws 250 global partners and suppliers

Marcus Rashford receives Most Excellence Order of the British Empire Award for services to vulnerable children

Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford has been awarded an MBE in recognition of his services to vulnerable children in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, to give … Continue reading Marcus Rashford receives Most Excellence Order of the British Empire Award for services to vulnerable children