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AGCO expands its footprint in Africa with a new office in...

AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has opened a new office in the north-east of Casablanca, Morocco. The...

Econet and Yara launch $100,000 GoGettaz price for Africa agri-food sector

Pan-African telecommunications, media and technology group, Econet and global crop nutrition leader, Yara International ASA, today launch “Generation Africa”, a partnership...

IITA initiates STEP program to engage school children as future agric...

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) received the prestigious Africa Food Prize (AFP) award for 2018. As Director General of the first institution...

IFAD-financed projects support rural poverty reduction and agricultural development in Kenya

Rural development projects financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have contributed to increase productivity, incomes and food security in Kenya, according...

Sudan and IITA sign MoU on cassava transformation

The Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr Nteranya Sanginga has said that the collaboration between IITA and Sudan will...

Africa agribusiness, a US$1 trillion business by 2030

As project sponsors, borrowers, lenders and investors gathered at the Africa Investment Forum to make deals on investment opportunities, leaders of the continent’s  top agribusiness companies...

Japanese Ambassador visits IITA; seeks further collaboration

The Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria, His Excellency Yutaka Kikuta, on 17 October paid a courtesy visit to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture...

Championing the cause: Youths in Agriculture

Africa as a continent has reported a significant rate in agriculture; Agriculture is one of the sectors on the continents with a reasonably high...

NIRSAL Facilitates $373m Loan to Agric Sector

The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Nigerian Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Mr. Aliyu Abdulhameed, has said the agency facilitated over $373...

Nigeria to resume export of Zobo leaf to Mexico

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS)said Nigeria will now resume the export of hibiscus to Mexico. This was made know by the Coordinating director,...