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01 April

This article explores the usefulness and value of the AirTractor AT-402B aircraft, supplied by Ag Aviation Africa in revolutionizing agricultural aviation in Africa.

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05 March

Tropical Heat’s vision behind Heroes was to create the perfect crisps. By using state of the art cutting techniques, a unique blanching process, high-tech packing systems and layered atmospheric packing, they accomplished their mission. Naturally top quality potatoes have been an important foundation for creating the perfect crisps. Although it is unable to see this from the outside, Agrico PSA’s potato variety Markies is “a hidden force inside Heroes crisps”! Markies is the proud number one for potato chips in Kenya, but this is another prove of its increasing demand by Kenya’s crisping industry.

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19 January

Machinery to improve production for small-scale crop farmers Michris Janse van Rensburg has used his mechanical genius to take small-scale farming into a more productive space. Michris is a master of the hand-held implement which can do more and help the farmer ease up on his manual effort. Suddenly – so much more seems possible. […]

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15 January

Tumisang Ben Matshogo is a North West farmer who has overcome many challenges to become the proud owner of two farming businesses while completing his PhD degree in animal science. Despite growing up in a difficult situation, with both his parents unemployed and having to support his family since 2012, Matshogo has always kept his eyes forward and his mind focused on achieving his goals.

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15 January

Half a century of engineering solutions for Africa: Water conservation and demand management, water resilience and appropriate water solutions for water-scarce areas will be the major focus in the future of Mariswe’s Water and Sanitation consulting business. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Mariswe is a truly African civil engineering consulting company, says Louis Uys, […]

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06 January

Angolan sausage company Sano Dia to open a new US$70M factory to cut reliance on imports ANGOLA – Sano Dia, an Angola-based private limited company, is building a new sausage and mortadella factory in the country’s capital Luanda to cut reliance on imports. The US$70 million facility is located at the Zona special economy (ZEE), […]

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06 January

Burkina Faso miller Agroserv receives US$14.5m investment to expand agro-processing plant   BURKINA FASO– Agroserv, a provider of sustainable agro-processing solutions in Burkina Faso, has received a €12.2 million (about US$14.5m) investment from social impact investor Oikocredit, impact investing group Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), and lenders BIO Invest and EDFI AgriFI. Oikocredit and I&P are […]

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11 December

Merlo: Making farming more attractive and efficient! Merlo is a prominent, dynamic, state-of-the-art industrial company, with exclusively private capital for the production of high technology machines. “La Comuna” farm is an example of how technology and innovation make a virtuous, productive process possible. Here, nothing is left to chance and the fairer sex really matters, […]

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03 March

Spray Pumps by Swartland is a must-have Swartland Spray Pumps, located in Franschhoek, was founded in 1991 by Sarel Swart. We import machines from Teyme, spare parts and fan units from Solteka, and shears and plant thinners from Arvipo. We also developed our own RS Series Spraying Machines. At Swartland Spray Pumps our main focus […]

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