Archive for the ‘Madagascar’ category

US-Africa trade: A look at the real issues around AGOA

How successful has AGOA been in the past 14 years and what future does it hold for Africa?

Madagascar: So close, yet so far away

Madagascar needs to do more to nurture business relationships with the rest of Africa.

Six ideas to make a success of your African-based business in 2014

DHL country managers provide tips on doing business across the continent.

Top 10 list of most gender equal countries in Africa

A World Economic Forum report ranks African countries on their ability to close the gender gap.

Entrepreneur talks about the business behind bat droppings in Madagascar

Guano is an organic alternative to chemical fertilisers, and has found success among farmers in Madagascar.

Phatisa: Final close of the African Agriculture Fund at $243m

Phatisa has announced the successful conclusion of its fundraising for the African Agriculture Fund (AAF), with $243m in total capital commitments.

‘You can’t grow a company if you become a bottleneck,’ says Kenyan entrepreneur

How we made it in Africa talks to Kenyan entrepreneur about tourism in the country.

Four tips for business success in Madagascar

Mamy Rakotondraibe, manager of DHL in Madagascar, shares advice for business success on the island.

Made in Madagascar: US chocolate company defying the status quo

Although Africa has abundant resources, most of these are exported for processing abroad. A US chocolate manufacturer is, however, following a different path.