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Eleni Gabre-Madhin, founder of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, is now aiming for bigger things.
How we made it in Africa talks to Swaady Martin-Leke, founder of tea company YSWARA.
A strong relationship with smallholder farmers is central to Seed Co’s approach.
How we made it in Africa talks to TakaTaka Solutions founder Daniel Paffenholz.
“The Kenyan consumer is extremely sophisticated and that means manufacturers have to keep up.”
Women in low-paid, manual jobs form the ‘invisible’ backbone of major industries and big business.
SABMiller recently launched its second cassava beer in Africa.
One of the economies that is eyeing Africa’s agricultural potential is the United Arab Emirates.
How we made it in Africa talks to Charles Nichols and Samir Ibrahim, founders of SunCulture.
“Throughout my career, I have put lot of emphasis on building my teams and getting them involved in decision making.”
Africa can learn a lot from some of the BRICS countries on how to kick-start its agricultural sector.
“Agricultural hubs are the best way to pull together funding, technology and expertise to help countries organise production.”
“There is a real opportunity to build a business in order to serve the growing local market,” says Riaz Currimjee, partner of Surya Capital.
Northern Nigerian farmers boast about land that could be some of the most productive for sugar in West Africa.
The traditional model of financing farmers is often not possible in Africa.