dimanche 16 décembre 2018

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...

Ivory Coast: Banker Martin Djedjes embarks on agribusiness

The Ivorian banker Martin Essoh Djedjes, former boss of BIAO (now NSIA Banque), continues his career in agribusiness where he created ITPA (Ivorian agricultural...

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...

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...

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...

AfDB Helps Gabon Strengthen Farmers’ Management and Financial Inclusion Capabilities

The Gabonese Society for Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development (SOTRADER) has received funding from the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) for the resources 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...

SIETTA 2018 in Abidjan: a cashew fair for the economic empowerment of young Africans

From November 8 to 10, 2018, Abidjan will be the world capital of processing raw cashew nuts. Côte d'Ivoire plans to repeat the success...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...