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30 April

The Mastercard Foundation Agribusiness Challenge Fund (Grants from USD 500,000 – 2,500,000)   Application Window Deadlines: 7 June 2024 | 30 August 2024 | 22 November 2024 OVERVIEW The Agribusiness Challenge Fund is a rolling call for proposals open from 18 March 2024 to 22 November 2024, with three application harvest periods in between. The challenge will be open […]

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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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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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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

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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05 December

Revolutionizing Aquaponics: The Unrivalled Potential of UO2-Micro and Ultrafine Bubble Technology In the dynamic landscape of Agriculture, Aquaculture, Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Wastewater treatment and more, Ultra-Oxygen the Water Solution division of Soldevco, has harnessed cutting-edge technology, specifically the UO2-MB/UFB generators, to overcome the critical challenge of maintaining optimal dissolved oxygen (DO) levels. Now, with the inclusion of […]

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02 December

Citrus packhouse finds golden mean between human and machine A packhouse is a showcase. It is often the place where international buyers seal the deal, Josef Malan of the ANB Group says. Within the group holding the ClemenGold license, there are six packhouses (two are joint ventures) of which Josef has overseen the construction at […]

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03 September

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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02 September

2024 Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships for outstanding African leaders (Stipend of $100,000) Deadline:20th October 2023 The Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships were established in 2011 to identify and mentor the future generation of outstanding African leaders. Each year three Fellows have an opportunity to work in the executive offices of the AfDB (Abidjan), ECA (Addis Ababa) […]

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