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Re-strategise agricultural food systems – expert

With the current climatic challenges, there is need to identify strategies that will make agricultural food systems more resilient, an agriculture expert has observed. Indaba...

Mechanisation in Africa: AGCO on its plans for the continent

Global agricultural equipment company, AGCO, recently announced plans to restructure its Asia-Pacific region to include Africa and increase its operations in Africa. Gary Collar,...

African poultry producers receive boost

The Tanzanian poultry sector is the latest in Africa to get a financial support from the United States, after a visit from the chairman...

Why East Africa is facing an animal feed ‘famine’

East Africa faces a growing deficit of animal feed owning to increased production of livestock products and urbanisation. Growing populations and incomes continue to drive...

Kenyan Dairy Board pushes SACCO model

The Kenyan Dairy Board is pushing a savings and credit cooperative organisation (SACCO) model among milk traders to streamline and transform the sector. The Kenyan...

Chinese firm invests US$1bn in Tanzanian cassava

Tanzania has signed a US$1bn partnership agreement with a Chinese firm to commercialise cassava farming and processing. The move is expected to help growers who...

Business opportunities in Rwandan agriculture abound

With political will from the Rwanda Government and support from development partners, agriculture in Rwanda today represents both an incredible development and a profitable...

Kenya receive US$100mn from India for agricultural mechanisation deal

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed and exchanged a bilateral agreement to loan US$100mn to Kenya to assist with agricultural...