Archive for the ‘Agribusiness & Food’ category
Saleh Nasreddin’s journey in business.
“In Africa, everything is good business. You just have to plan well, work hard and do it right.”
In 2008 Schulze Global Investments became the first international private equity firm to open an office in Ethiopia.
“Everything can wait but agriculture cannot wait!”
Dan Eberhart, who made his money in the US oilfield services industry, is now looking for opportunities in Africa.
In Africa, seed production has long been dominated by big government monopolies. But a new initiative hopes to change that.
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.