The new Nigerian stage of OCP School Lab

This is the number of farmers that OCP School Lab will reach in its next stage, which starts on May 31 in Bauchi State,...

Highlights of the visit of the UN Women Director in Senegal (photos)

The city of Richard Toll (100 km north of Saint Louis) was the highlight of the visit of the director of UN Women in...

Morocco: the international exhibition of agriculture opens on April 16th

The 14th edition of the International Agricultural Show in Morocco (SIAM) will be held from 16 to 21 April 2019 in Meknes under the...

Atlantic Bank and IFC partner to finance small farmers in West Africa

Atlantic Business International (ABI), a subsidiary of the Moroccan group Banque Centrale Populaire at the head of the Banque Atlantique network, has signed a...

Ivory Coast: 100 000 hectares of cocoa trees to destroy to fight Swollen shoot

100 000 cocoa plantation acres will be destroyed over the next few years in an attempt to curb the Swollen shoot, a disease that...

Togo Tirsal fund targets 1 million farmers

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe launched the Tirsal fund on Wednesday (April 25th) in Lomé, a risk-sharing incentive mechanism for agricultural finance. The scheme will work...

From pineapple juice to agtech: Investors hungry for a piece of Africa’s food industry

Africa’s agribusiness and food sector registered strong private equity deal activity during May 2018, according to industry information service Africa Private Equity News. EXEO Capital announced a...

Togo: less than 1% of bank loans go to the agricultural sector which occupies...

In Togo, less than 1% of bank loans go to the agricultural sector, which accounts for 60% of the active population and whose relative...

Guinea: Islamic Bank launches financing for agricultural inputs

The Islamic Bank of Guinea (BIG) has just launched an Islamic finance product "Murabaha" to allow pineapple growers in the country to acquire fertilizers...

Ivory Coast: sacred union around the cashew

By OSSENE OUATTARA, Yamoussoukro. After their meeting on Saturday, April 7 during which they expressed their will to take their "destiny in hand" in the...

Finnfund invests in sustainable avocado farming in Tanzania

Finnfund, a Finnish development finance company, provides a EUR 2.5 million secured loan to Africado, a Tanzanian avocado producer. Sustainable avocado farming is a...

Beautiful people at the 7th African Petroleum Summit (OPPA) in Equatorial Guinea

The President of Equatorial Guinea, the Secretary General of OPEC and 20 African Ministers of Oil and Gas will host Africa's largest gathering in...

Gabon: Ali Bongo announces deadline for timber certification

By 2022, all Gabon's forest concessions must be certified "Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)" announced Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, September 26, passing through the...

Gabon and FAO sign global assistance agreement for more than 1 billion CFA francs

Gabonese Minister of Agriculture Biendi Maganga Moussavou has signed a technical assistance agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)...
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