Nigeria’s largest tomato paste manufacturer is moving production to China.
Africa requires innovative strategies to meet its agriculture investment needs.
Save Our Agriculture is a start-up that focuses on producing aquaponics kits.
Experts share their thoughts on unlocking Africa's farming potential.
Zambeef 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.
Past efforts to promote agribusiness were not successful partly because of the narrow focus on farming.
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.
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.