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04 February

Catfish farming: Why you should start Catfish farming is one of the newest ways to generate income, create more job opportunities and provide food for a growing African market. Leslie from Aqua Culture Innovations has more to say on the topic and how we need to look at Catfish farming as a way to move […]

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04 February

Fish Farm: What Makes a Successful? a Fish farm is hard work, there are many factors to take into account. Leslie Ter Morshuizen has done the research and wrote this article on the subject.  Aquaculture Innovations celebrated their 21st birthday end of last year. In celebration of 21 years in the Aquaculture Industry in Africa, […]

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04 February

Four Important HVAC Energy Savings Tips for Food Processors & Retailers HVAC Refrigeration normally accounts for more than 50% of a food retailer’s energy use. The most common question asked by food retailers is: “How can I lower my refrigeration costs? ” Not only will you impact on your energy consumption, but optimising your equipment […]

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04 February

Rotrix: Simply Irrigating Africa Rotrix Africa manufactures a full range of water-powered, linear travelling irrigation systems at their factory in Worcester, South Africa to suit most farming irrigation requirements and crops. The larger Rainmaker Agriculture models can be ordered to accommodate 300m, 250m and 200m run, while the smaller units are better suited for smaller […]

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04 February

400,000 agribusiness entrepreneurs in Nigeria benefit from NIRSAL scheme  No less than 400,000 jobs have been created in different segments of the agricultural value chain by the Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL). The Details: This feat was made possible via the provision of N101 billion by banks, according to reports from The Nation. While […]

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03 February

Tek mechanical Cassava harvester developed Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is important food security, industrial and energy crop in the world. Its roots provide dietary carbohydrates for over 800 million people. Global production in 2012 was 282 million tonnes, with 56% by Africa, 30% by Asia, and 14% produced in South America. The low level of […]

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03 February

NIRSAL: Cassava as an accelerator for Africa’s transformation NIRSAL reported that cassava is a major source of carbohydrate for over half a billion people and provides a livelihood for millions of farmers, processors and traders worldwide. Its importance should be recognized for its contribution to fighting hunger and poverty in Africa. However, cassava production remains […]

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03 February

COMPO EXPERT: A Strong Partner for Healthy Growth   COMPO EXPERT is an international company with locations in Europe, North and South America as well as Asia and South Africa. We produce and market special fertilizers and biostimulants for all areas of plant production and care. COMPO EXPERT, with its broad range of high quality, […]

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30 January

Agriculture is the most important business in the world Agriculture is the most important business in the world,’ African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina tells students. African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina reminded students of the important role they have to play in the continent’s economic development, as he was conferred with an honorary doctorate […]

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29 January

Brick making: Teacher now earns 890 USD a-month In 2014, Francis Tonui wanted to build his dream house, but when he visited a contractor to find out how much it would cost, he was taken aback when he was presented with an Sh16 million Bill of Quantities. A dejected Tonui could see his plan of […]

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