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28 December

Bambara groundnut: Africa’s key to food and nutrition security 22 December 2022 Bambara groundnut seeds from IITA’s Genetic Resource Center Food and nutrition insecurity is a major challenge facing the global community. To fill the food and nutrition security gap in a world with a population predicted to exceed 9 billion by 2050, IITA-CGIAR is […]

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28 December

Inventing A Low-Cost Solution To Reduce Moldy Foods   How do you see dryness? Drying food is one way many farmers preserve their harvest, but knowing when food is dry enough to store can be difficult — and mold growth on dried foods is a pervasive problem. For farmers, mold growth can mean postharvest losses […]

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28 December

Insect protein farm Legendary Foods Africa clinches investment to accelerate expansion plan GHANA – Legendary Foods Africa, a Ghanaian foodtech company focused on production of insect protein for human consumption, has bagged a growth equity investment from an Africa focused private equity firm, Baylis Emerging Markets. Legendary Foods has developed a unique sustainable farming system […]

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31 October

How Citrus Farmers Benefit from Using the Farm Costing Solutions System Farm Costing Solutions (FCS) is a leader in hardware and software solutions for managing farm expenses. And they are seeing an increase in interest from South Africa’s citrus- farming community. FCS has been tailoring systems to suit individual micro (as few as 5 – […]

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31 October

African Agri Investment Indaba 2022 is back in Cape Town!     The African Agri Council NPC (AAC) is pleased to host the 5th edition of the African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) will feature global VC, banks, donors, DFIs, family offices, pension funds, agribusinesses and policymakers. AAII will feature selected co-located events, Investment Discovery Sessions […]

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26 October

Hydraform’s Journey Over the Kasai River The original M9 Hydraform Interlocking Machine was first produced in the year 2012. The block production was up to 500 interlocking blocks per 8-hour shift, popularily known as a convenient machine for a start-up business. With the rising demands all over Africa, brew a new idea of a flat […]

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25 October

Afrivet – African Swine Fever On 28 March 2022, Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) compiled the latest African swine fever outbreak and surveillance update report.  DALRRD published that on 28 January 2022, the latest outbreak of ASF was reported in the Western Cape, bringing the total number of outbreaks in South Africa […]

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25 October

COMPO EXPERT- Your Expert for Growth! COMPO EXPERT has proven once again that using our enhanced efficiency fertilizers, are not only good for the environment (with less leaching and resulting pollution), but also increases yield and assist farmers to be more sustainable. Following is some results obtained using our Novatec® and Novatec® Solub range (stabilized […]

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24 October

Ag Aviation Africa 2022 Conference – Bona Bona Game Lodge Air Tractor makes agribusiness sense, and this was on full display with some of the best farmers and operators in Africa celebrating their adoption of the aerial application technology with Ag Aviation Africa and the larger community. Following the high-paced post-pandemic rush of 2022, which […]

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27 September

Prosper Cashew Convenes Industry Stakeholders to Transform Cashew Processing in Nigeria The project, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Progress (FFPr) and implemented by TechnoServe, gathered key industry players in Abuja today ABUJA, Nigeria, September 26, 2022/ — Today, representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Embassy […]

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