Posts Tagged ‘africa’
Blackstone CEO discusses the firm’s recent investment in Africa.
“China is no longer the factory of the world. China is becoming the market of the world.”
Competition for talent is increasing in Africa.
“Today the prices of sisal in the world are US$2,000 a ton, and my cost of production is $700 a ton.”
Africa offers potentially lucrative returns for both local and international companies with a knack for spotting opportunities and the ability to think outside the box.
I am more convinced than ever that the single biggest constraint to the growth of multinationals in Africa is perspective.
“There are some dangers in overstating the ‘Africa rising’ view,” says Goldman Sachs head.
How we made it in Africa asks private equity fund manager Phatisa about its investments in Africa’s agricultural sector.
Mysimax’s project in Africa can become an astounding first, a symbol of Africa’s opening up to the rest of the world.
Meridian’s main focus is the manufacture and distribution of specialised fertiliser blends.
New report shows Gulf companies are increasing their exposure to African infrastructure, primarily telecommunications, ports and power.
Bayer CropScience is hoping to win over small-scale farmers in Africa with smaller pack sizes.
Successfully marketing a brand across such a diverse continent as Africa is no easy task.
“We look at Africa as a place where there are lots of crops for which the yields and quality can be improved.”
Harnessing the rapid growth of digital technologies holds hope for transformative agricultural development.