Archive for the ‘Agribusiness & Food’ category
Chai Bora MD discusses the company’s plans and the benefits of having private equity investors on board.
A new study shows that weather-based insurance will help smallholder farmers to withstand the effects of climate change and market shocks.
Agribusiness, centred around smallholder farmers, could change Africa’s growth and transformation story.
Small-scale fishermen who live on Ghana’s western coast struggle to sustain their livelihoods with offshore oil exploration activities expanding.
I’m often asked where I’ll will be investing in the coming months and years? So here are five hotspots that I’d highlight for 2015.
“I want young people to change their thinking and not to believe that it is better overseas. Because in the DRC and Africa there are more opportunities than anywhere else,” said Benedict Mundele, founder of Surprise Tropicale.
“Our mission is to provide locally-produced food products to Nigerian consumers in a way that is profitable and sustainable.”
Kenyan businessman Vimal Shah is one of the region’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
For more capital to flow into agriculture, farmers and financiers will have to learn a lot more about each other.
“Nigeria is the current dumping ground for food produce from all over the world,” said Cynthia Mosunmola Umoru.
A ‘think piece’ by the Africa Progress Panel’s research fellow, Stephen Yeboah.
Zimbabwe has the best pool of talent in Africa, says the CEO of Choppies.
Africans are eating like the rest of the world, but what they are eating isn’t necessarily good for them.
Euromonitor International looks at some of the consumption trends and drivers of alcohol in South Africa.
“We had no background in biscuit [manufacturing] but decided to innovate, work with a strong team, do trials and invest in market surveys and marketing,” says Raj Malde.