Agriculture

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...

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...

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...

Gabon: ADAG to take charge of agricultural issues

The Gabonese Government has announced the creation of the Gabon Agricultural Development Agency (ADAG) to replace the former Office of Research, Introduction, Adaptation and...

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...