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...

Togo: The South Korean Saemaul Foundation invests in an agropolis project

The Minister of Economy and Finance of Togo, Sani Yaya, and Chang Doghee, President of the Saemaul Globalization Foundation of South Korea signed on...

Togo: EU and Germany unblock about € 6 million to improve the competitiveness of...

The Minister of Industry and Tourism, Ihou Attigbé, chaired on January 17, 2019 in Adangbé in the pineapple processing unit "Afrik Excel", the launching...

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)...

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...

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...

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...