Agriculture

December 13, 2019

Dangote set to produce 450,000 MT of sugar, 90 MW of power

Dangote group is building a Sugar refinery in Nasarawa State Of Northern Nigeria. The sugar plant will produce 450, 000 metric tons of sugar yearly, as […]
December 13, 2019

Nigeria Inaugurates $129.17 Million Scheme to Address Food Insecurity

In the wake of food scarcity raging across East and South Africa, Nigeria has taken steps to ensure it is checked in the country. On Monday, […]
December 5, 2019

Cargill invests $113 million to expand cocoa processing in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

Agricultural and food company, Cargill, is set to invest over $113 million to expand its cocoa processing sites in Yopougon, Ivory Coast and Tema, Ghana. The […]
November 29, 2019

USAID donates $4.5 Million to Fight Food Insecurity in Malawi

The United States through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has donated $4.5 million to support 217,000 people facing severe hunger in Malawi. Chikwawa and […]
November 26, 2019

Zimbabwe Urges Farmers to Embrace Smart Farming

Zimbabwe has called on farmers and agricultural stakeholders to embrace smart agriculture to cushion against the effects of climate change ahead of the new farming season. […]
November 26, 2019

Zimbabwe President to Launch $40million Sugar Cane Project.

Zimbabwe President, Emmerson Mnangagwa will launch Kilimanjaro, a $40 million Tongaat Hulett sugar cane project in Masvingo Province this weekend. The project will see giant sugar […]
November 25, 2019

Zimbabwe Women Micro-Finance Bank Disburses $4.5 Million For Smart Agriculture

Zimbabwe Women Micro-Finance Bank (ZWMB) has disbursed $4.5 million to 2000 farmers to purchase farming items under the Smart Agriculture program The program is aimed at […]
October 14, 2019

AfDB approves $13.2m sustainable fisheries, aquaculture development in Malawi

A total of $13.2 million has been approved by the African Development Bank for a fisheries and aquaculture development project in Malawi. The project is expected […]
October 1, 2019

Ethiopia To Build $50 Million Coffee Park To Promote Local Coffee Products

The Ethiopian government on Tuesday 14th of August, revealed its plan to build a coffee park as part of its plan to promote Ethiopia’s local coffee […]
October 1, 2019

Ghana’s Vice President Commissions Country Largest Fertilizer Plant

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday August 15th, 2019 commissioned the country’s largest fertilizer factory. Located at Asuboi in the Ayensuano District of the […]