We talk to experts about potential adverse effects of protecting South Africa's poultry industry against cheap EU imports.
Experts share their thoughts on unlocking Africa's farming potential.
The cost of importing food has risen dramatically, making local production more attractive.
Past efforts to promote agribusiness were not successful partly because of the narrow focus on farming.
The market is growing fast, but continues to be dominated by imports.
Africa requires innovative strategies to meet its agriculture investment needs.
Profit-making idea: Follow Dangote’s lead and invest in Nigeria’s agriculture sector
13 February, 2017The cost of importing food has risen dramatically, making local production more attractive.
Digital technology aiming to empower small-farm owners in east Africa
7 February, 2017Mastercard has launched a new digital marketplace for east African farmers to sell their crops and receive payment via their mobile telephones.
Why illegal deforestation in Angola must stop
2 February, 2017Angola has seen its planted forest areas decline by 31% between 2010 and 2013.
Paying the price: Should South Africa ban the EU’s chicken meat dumping?
2 February, 2017We talk to experts about potential adverse effects of protecting South Africa's poultry industry against cheap EU imports.
Profit-making idea: Sesame production a growth industry
20 December, 2016'Everyone is looking at sesame,' says investment advisor.
Important wins were notched up for African agriculture in 2016
20 December, 2016One of the most significant gains was the increased use of emerging technologies beyond the traditional use of mobile phones in agriculture.
Why are African food companies struggling to compete with foreign products?
2 December, 2016The market is growing fast, but continues to be dominated by imports.
Why Lagos might choose to buy tomatoes from southern Africa – rather than 90km away
30 November, 2016Experts share their thoughts on unlocking Africa's farming potential.
Selling food past its best-before date: Company discovers new market
29 November, 2016Foodies sells the non-perishable food products that traditional grocers deem unsuitable for their shelves.
Tomato paste giant’s troubles embody Nigeria’s economic woes
22 November, 2016Nigeria’s largest tomato paste manufacturer is moving production to China.
Why MTN is venturing into livestock tracking in Nigeria
10 November, 2016The telco is set to launch its mobile app to help cattle owners and herdsmen monitor and track their livestock.
Growing fish and plants together – an untapped opportunity in Africa?
7 November, 2016Why PwC is upbeat about the potential for aquaponics.
Why Zambia’s top food business attracted investment from UK’s CDC
27 October, 2016Zambeef is a leading farm-to-shop supplier of meat, dairy, eggs, edible oils and flour. It operates the in-store butcheries for Shoprite, one of Africa’s top supermarket chains.
Early investors score big time with Rwandan banana wine
25 October, 2016Turning a small investment into thousands of crates sold in east Africa.