Africa sharpens expertise in agricultural statistics

The Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the National Institute for Statistics and Applied Economics (INSEA) of Morocco launched today...

Senegal: Drop of 120,224 tonnes in cereal production in 2019-2020

Senegal's total cereal production fell by 120,224 tonnes at the end of the 2019-2020 crop year compared to the 2018-2019 crop year, according to...

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...

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...

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)...

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,...

Senegal wants to reproduce the performance of the 2020/2021 agricultural campaign

After President Macky Sall's announcement of an investment of 60 billion CFA francs ($ 110 million) in the 2021/2022 agricultural campaign, the Senegalese Minister...

Côte d’Ivoire: USD 18 million for the creation of agro-industrial parks dedicated to cashew...

As the leading producer and exporter of cashew nuts, Côte d'Ivoire does not want to be left behind in processing. It is in this...

Cashew nut sector: Benin is staying the course, despite the ups and downs

While the cashew nut marketing campaign has just opened with promising yield prospects, the government is stepping up measures to limit the effects of...

Morocco: Crédit Agricole launches CAM Leasing, the first green leasing company

The Crédit Agricole Group launched CAM Leasing, the first green leasing company to launch the 2018-2019 crop year. Mission, finance the mechanization of agriculture...

Agrofood West Africa exhibition relocated to Abidjan

The international exhibition Agrofood & Plastprintpack West Africa will be relocated from Accra to Abidjan for the first time in its fifth edition scheduled...

Samuel Donatien Nengue: “Cameroon will invest 50 billion FCFA, over 5 years, in the...

The State of Cameroon is preparing to allocate 50 billion, over five years, to the benefit of national cocoa and coffee producers. Administrator of...

Togo launches major agricultural strategy

Make Togolese agriculture competitive and attractive? And especially how to encourage banks and financial institutions to invest in this sector? It is to answer...

Cameroon-cocoa: AGF grants a guarantee line to SCB

The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) is providing a partial guarantee amounting to CFAF 6 billion (USD 11 million) to Société Commerciale de Banque (SCB...
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