The unlikely place that has been feeding the city for 130 years.
Africa requires innovative strategies to meet its agriculture investment needs.
New innovations in the food industry are creating attractive opportunities across the continent.
The El Niño weather phenomenon has wreaked havoc in South Africa over the past 18 months.
Past efforts to promote agribusiness were not successful partly because of the narrow focus on farming.
The assumptions about China’s role in Africa are often not borne out in reality.
Kenyan coffee company trying to win tea drinkers over
24 October, 2016Rockbern coffee is trying to grow its local market.
Cassava: Key to overcoming Nigeria’s reliance on food imports
19 October, 2016The country is the world's greatest producer of cassava, but productivity per hectare is low.
The urban farms that grow half of the vegetables eaten in Cape Town
12 October, 2016The unlikely place that has been feeding the city for 130 years.
From farmer to chef: Developing the African cuisine value chain
3 October, 2016New innovations in the food industry are creating attractive opportunities across the continent.
The business of agriculture: Gaps, constraints and opportunities in Nigeria
27 September, 2016How the country can meet demand and reduce its $11bn in food imports.
Why a South African manufacturer of pelleting machines is turning heads
23 September, 2016The founder of Agricon Pelleting recently won South Africa's Entrepreneur of the Year award.
How this Nigerian started a food processing business with little capital
21 September, 2016Kasope Ladipo-Ajai managed to get a food-flavourant company up and running with no industry experience and only her savings.
Weather cycles wreaking havoc in South Africa
29 August, 2016The El Niño weather phenomenon has wreaked havoc in South Africa over the past 18 months.
Why Old Mutual is investing millions in Nigerian property and agriculture
23 August, 2016'It is not without risk, but the returns are very reasonable relative to that risk,' says Diane Radley, CEO of Old Mutual Investment Group.
Malawian entrepreneur shuns city life for agriculture
18 August, 2016Rose Chisowa is now making more than what she earned from her office job.
Kenyan entrepreneur ventures into competitive processed meat industry
16 August, 2016Peter Njonjo’s business was inspired by backyard barbecues with his friends.
Ghanaian trades high-profile Samsung job for farming
2 August, 2016Leaving a successful career was 'purely a business decision'.
Nigerian entrepreneur sees opportunity for organic baby food brand
1 August, 2016Debo Adebayo is the founder of Tomi's Treats, a Nigerian organic food company aimed at babies and young children.
Ivorian chocolate makers promote locally-made chocolate
1 August, 2016Ivory Coast is the world's top producer of cocoa, but hardly any of it is processed into chocolate there.