Posts Tagged ‘agribusiness’
Agribusiness, centred around smallholder farmers, could change Africa’s growth and transformation story.
“Nigeria is the current dumping ground for food produce from all over the world,” said Cynthia Mosunmola Umoru.
Woolworths is expanding its African food operations, but sourcing local fresh produce remains a challenge.
“If your only motivation is to make money then you are getting into the wrong business.”
Three agribusinesses which have addressed the challengers of sourcing quality produce from smallholder farmers.
With the land and water resources, Africa has the potential to meet the world’s food needs.
There has been much talk about the potential for investment in Africa’s agribusiness and food industries. But what are the particular opportunities?
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation, in a recent report titled African Agriculture: From Meeting Needs To Creating Wealth, published a list of Africa’s top 20 agribusiness and food companies.