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01 April

Biomass has emerged as a promising solution to combat climate change and reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

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24 March

Rwanda Closer to Reaching USD1 billion Agricultural Export Target By Emmanuel Ntirenganya Workers sort fresh green beans for export in a packhouse at Kigali Special Economic Zone in Masoro Rwanda is confident it will achieve the target to generate $1 billion (approx. Rwf1.2 trillion) from agricultural exports in the 2023/2024, considering the performance of the […]

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14 March

TERRASOL AFRICA CASE STUDY: Solar lifeline for Commercial Meat Processing Facility in South Africa Introduction Embarking on a transformative journey, our case study delves into the challenges faced by a commercial butchery in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. Plagued by energy supply issues and substantial losses, this facility grappled with the complexities of multiple distribution boards, cooling […]

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20 January

Nigeria greenlights commercialization of climate-smart GM-maize NIGERIA – The Federal Government of Nigeria has given the green light for the commercial release of genetically modified (GMO) maize varieties designed to withstand drought and fend off pests. (Nigeria, Ibadan: January 12, 2024) The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the commercial release of transgenic insect-resistant and drought-tolerant maize […]

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20 January

Top-10 most unusual fruits rapidly gaining popularity – EastFruit According to EastFruit, global trade of exotic fruits is growing extremely fast. We decided to create a top-10 strangest exotic fruits, some of which could even be dangerous if consumed unproperly, but which are becoming popular worldwide. However, let us first determine what is an “exotic fruit”? […]

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05 January

Agri4Africa Newsletter #61 View in browser HAPPY NEW YEAR 2024! I would like to use this opportunity to extend warm wishes from the Agri4Africa family to you and your loved ones for a very prosperous New Year. May 2024 be a year of abundant harvest, brimming with success and fresh opportunities. We look forward to […]

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30 December

ADC: UNLOCKING THE WEALTH OF AFRICA’S AGRICULTURE, PARTNERSHIP FOR COMMERCIAL PROJECTS ON OFFER The Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) is a Cape Town-based firm specializing in agribusiness project identification, development, facilitation and management across the African continent. Hennie van der Merwe, the CEO, has the following to say about the company and its ventures: We firmly […]

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22 December

Ethiopia and African Development Bank Group ink $84.3 million grant agreement to enhance wheat production ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, 16 August 2023 The project has three components: Climate Smart Wheat Productivity and Production; Market Infrastructure, Linkages, and Agri-Finance; and Project Coordination and Management   The African Development Bank Group has awarded grant funding totalling $84.3 million […]

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16 December

Kenya Nut Company Pioneers Green Revolution Installs First Commercial On-Site Green Ammonia System for Carbon-Free Fertilizer Production NAIVASHA, Kenya, 1 December 2023  Kenya Nut Company, a multi-national agricultural business, has partnered with TalusAg, a green ammonia technology company, to install the first commercial modular green ammonia system that enables cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable fertilizer production. […]

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16 December

Resource-rich Africa has no excuse to remain poor, says African Development Bank President “Our governments must realise their responsibility to lift people out of poverty and into wealth as quickly as possible; It is doable”—Adesina LAGOS, Nigeria, November 30, 2023 With $6.2 trillion worth of natural resources, 65 percent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, […]

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