Major investments, partnerships a boost for African agriculture and economy

The signing of a record number of new investments and partnership agreements for inclusive agricultural transformation at the 2017 AGRF have boosted Africa's economic growth prospects...

15 Sep 2017

Nigeria and SA's fragile economic recovery

Nigeria and South Africa: Out of recession, but not yet out of trouble...?

13 Sep 2017

Nigerian government enforces prohibition of GM foods

The Nigerian federal government has ordered superstore operators in the country to withdraw all genetically modified (GM) products from their shelves...

2 Nov 2016

Right technology is not always within reach for African farmers

Farmers have no modern tools, such as tractors, to efficiently and effectively cultivate crops. They also need assistance to obtain seed varieties that are...

By Kristen Reesor 26 Oct 2016

4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia

The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...

27 Sep 2016

Nigeria partners with South African firm in real estate and agriculture deal

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority established a partnership with Old Mutual Investment Group of South Africa to co-invest $700m in real estate and agriculture development projects...

20 Sep 2016

Growing food in thin air

African farmers constantly have to compete against climate change, adverse weather conditions, drought, affected soil and high costs...

7 Jul 2016