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...

Fours Mills of Nigeria (FMN) release positive audited financial performance report

MN (Flour Mills of Nigeria PLC) the largest Agro-Allied and food group on the Continent of Africa, recently announced its audited financial performance for...

Côte d’Ivoire: index insurance soon to be experimented

Index insurance will soon be a reality in Côte d'Ivoire. According to a World Bank study presented this January 19 in Abidjan, four speculations,...

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...

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...

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)...

Gambia: President Barrow Announces 20,000 Fishing Jobs

Gambian President Adama Barrow has announced the creation of 20,000 jobs in fish processing and storage. In this context, fishing plants would be built in...

The Cameroon Development Corporation on the edge of the abyss

The country's biggest employer after the state is facing real difficulties that could cause bankruptcy for this company that pays the costs of tense...

Innovation and R&D for sustainable agriculture in Africa

In a report, the African Plan Nutrition Institute explains that innovation helps meet the challenges of food security, climate change, the sustainability of natural...

Côte d’Ivoire: $ 200 million from the World Bank for the cashew sector

The World Bank has decided on April 11 to grant a loan of 200 million dollars to Côte d'Ivoire as part of a project...

Mali makes good cotton, Faso trapped by GMOs

Is Mali finally to reconnect with the good times of cotton farming? The Sahelian country is forecasting a record cotton crop of 750 000...

Crédit Agricole du Maroc launches a leasing to equip farmers

Crédit Agricole du Maroc (GCAM) has announced the creation of a new subsidiary in Morocco, CAM Leasing, to offer leasing to farmers, particularly in...

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...
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