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Traditional crops are slowly dying out as the continent’s food becomes more and more homogenised.
There is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed by the recent headlines.
“I have learned to keep my friends close and my creditors closer.”
French food giant Danone has bought a 40% stake in East African milk processor Brookside Dairy.
Young men and women from the countryside do not want to stay and work in the agriculture sector.
As Africa’s emerging markets grow, domestic demand for ready-to-consume food products is quickly on the rise.
“Don’t think you will start a business and a year down the line you are the big guy in town.”
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.