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28 February

AgDevCo secures $90m of DFI funding to further invest in African agribusinesses to deliver jobs, incomes, and food $50m of equity from the UK’s development finance institution, CDC Group, soon to be renamed British International Investment $20m of equity from the Norwegian investment fund for developing countries, Norfund; and $20m of senior debt from U.S. […]

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19 January

How Connecting Innovators and Implementers Can Catalyze Solar Irrigation Scaling in Ghana by Joseph Isaiah Mensah     Solar power has the potential to revolutionize water use in agriculture, providing an attractive means for farmers to irrigate their crops. This is especially the case in sub-Saharan Africa, which has among the lowest electrification access in the world […]

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02 November

Business Unusual with Mayfield Enterprises   The global pandemic of 2020 has irrevocably changed the landscape of the world. Who would have guessed that an essential worker is a cleaner? Or a truck driver? Not in living memory has the world been forced to assess priorities for survival. And never before has food security carried […]

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20 February

Kiki Agri: Nkoko Chicken Houses   Kiki Agri and Nkoko chicken houses are inviting small-scale and emerging farmers in Africa to partake in a business opportunity. Raise and sell chicken!     Kiki Agri provides a unique brand of chicken-houses, The Nkoko Chicken Houses, which are available in two varieties: the Nkoko 50 and Nkoko […]

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20 September

Backsaver: Innovative Small-Scale Hand Planter popular throughout Africa   South Africa’s Michris Janse van Rensburg has enjoyed considerable success with his Backsaver hand planter. He has also now launched a revolutionary new fertiliser applicator (see box below) and the Backsaver Combi – a manually-propelled combination seed and fertiliser planter. The products have proved to be […]

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