Africa requires innovative strategies to meet its agriculture investment needs.
The founder of Agricon Pelleting recently won South Africa's Entrepreneur of the Year award.
The El Niño weather phenomenon has wreaked havoc in South Africa over the past 18 months.
Kasope Ladipo-Ajai managed to get a food-flavourant company up and running with no industry experience and only her savings.
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.
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.
Financing small-scale farmers: Opportunities for the private sector to get involved
13 September, 2016Africa requires innovative strategies to meet its agriculture investment needs.
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.
East Africa: How improved packaging can unlock growth for food producers
18 July, 2016Food companies can boost sales by introducing packaging that better cater to the needs of urban consumers, especially those at the lower-end of the market.
Meet the Boss: James Craske, country manager Kenya, Yara International
13 July, 2016'You can make a mistake, just don’t make the same mistake twice.'
How this Norwegian fertiliser company plans to grow in Uganda and Kenya
12 July, 2016An office and a telephone not enough to boost profits.
Private equity firm explains why it is backing an Ethiopian dairy processor
4 July, 2016Despite being home to the largest cattle population in Africa, Ethiopia continues to import dairy products from other nations.