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04 May

The new FAO-Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa – FARA Compendium of forgotten foods in Africa aims to move the needle by identifying so-called orphan foods that very often are “locally adapted and less fastidious than exotic cultivars” such as maize, rice or wheat. The compendium presents 100 examples of neglected local foods that have the potential to sustainably provide the much-needed dietary nutrients to various communities across Africa.

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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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28 April

Aquaculture Solutions: Farmed Catfish of Africa By Leslie Ter Morshuizen    Africa is home to one of the world’s ultimate aquaculture species.  Our local catfish is a tough, easy-to-rear fish that grows faster than other fish species whilst also living at extremely high densities.  These characteristics make it an ideal aquaculture candidate and simplify the […]

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26 April

Global fruit and vegetable industry to meet at Macfrut 2024 The global fruit and vegetable supply chain will gather at Macfrut, Rimini Expo Centre, from 8 to 10 May 2024. A 41st edition with record figures: 1,400 exhibitors representing the entire supply chain (+22%); an increased exhibition area of 34,000 net square metres (+20%), which was sold out three […]

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25 April

Maloney’s Eye Cherries “We want to be the leaders in cherry production” On land where one of Gauteng’s most important aquifers surfaces, where traces of human occupation hark back to the Stone Age and the Iron Age, a farming enterprise is planning on becoming South Africa’s dominant supplier of cherries during October, when it’s not […]

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24 April

From novelty to necessity? The evolution of Insect Farming Elaine Watson Black soldier flies are super efficient at converting food and ag waste into high-quality protein and lipids. Image credit Insectta On paper, insect farming ticks all the right boxes. Black soldier fly larvae (BSFL), mealworms and crickets can transform food and agricultural waste into […]

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24 April

Rovensa Next Orange Oil is the pioneering natural substance that is revolutionising the agricultural industry by providing comprehensive crop protection with just one application. Join us in transforming agriculture sustainably with Rovensa Next Orange Oil.

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19 April

Ethics Drive Production and Profitability at Fair Cape Dairies DO THE RIGHT THING. It’s a simple philosophy and a big commitment. For Fair Cape Dairies, doing the right thing means maintaining the highest possible animal welfare and environmental standards while stewarding social progress in South African communities. The power of this core value is a driving force […]

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14 April

How biotech startup Seadling is turning seaweed into a high-impact crop for smallholder farmers

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02 April

Cubicool International is a leading designer and manufacturer of refrigeration systems, specialising in post-harvest cooling of perishable products.

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