Posts Tagged ‘farmers’

New initiative aims to boost Africa’s crop yields with new seeds

In Africa, seed production has long been dominated by big government monopolies. But a new initiative hopes to change that.

Nigerian cassava farm seeking finance to boost crop production

A commercial cassava farming business in Nigeria requires crop financing as well as a five-year loan to purchase additional equipment and to upgrade infrastructure.

Five reasons why companies and small-scale farmers are not in business together

While it is mutually beneficial for companies and smallholders to do business together, they face a number of challenges.

How big business can engage small-scale farmers in Africa

It is becoming increasingly necessary for companies to work with smallholders to guarantee supply.

South African farmers ready to venture into the Congo

A group of South African farmers are preparing to go up to the Republic of the Congo and start with commercial agriculture in the central African state.