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Olam’s MD Ramesh shares some of the strategies required to successfully expand a business in Africa.
Adding value in Africa is expensive but worth it, says agribusiness and food company Olam.
While other executives relax on the golf course, Jacques Taylor spends time on his farm.
Finding the right skills to support expansion across Africa can be a challenge.
“I made a career from coming to the continent.”
Agriculture in Africa has only recently emerged from being a predominantly donor sector, says Jacques Taylor.
Rising global demand for fish has made African waters a magnet for fleets from around the world.
How we made it in Africa highlights some key thoughts concerning African agribusiness.
Woolworths is expanding its African food operations, but sourcing local fresh produce remains a challenge.
Nigeria is successfully leveraging agriculture’s economic potential.
When Nigeria announced recently that it had become Africa’s biggest economy, you could be forgiven for thinking that oil was the only reason.
Non-profit fund boss advocates using the principles of business to advance a meaningful cause.
Sub-Saharan Africa’s strong economic growth over the past decade has failed to adequately address poverty.
“If your only motivation is to make money then you are getting into the wrong business.”
“Instead of giving handouts, we invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in income.”