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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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11 July

Welcome to the 6th edition of The African Agripreneur! The focus of this edition is to showcase the exciting opportunities there are in the agricultural sector in Africa, by providing new ideas for African Agripreneurs!  This edition provides some wonderful success stories of African Agripreneurs in some unique farming, product, and technology ventures. I trust […]

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23 May

Building Industrial Economies in Africa through Mechanization of Agriculture Hakim Karim, Soybean Innovation Lab (SIL) manufacturing trainer, building threshers in Zambia in March 2020 In Kumasi, Ghana, a small group of young entrepreneurs, all in their early and mid-20s, are making agricultural mechanization available to farmers while at the same time building the Ghanian industrial […]

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19 January

How Connecting Innovators and Implementers Can Catalyze Solar Irrigation Scaling in Ghana by Joseph Isaiah Mensah     Solar power has the potential to revolutionize water use in agriculture, providing an attractive means for farmers to irrigate their crops. This is especially the case in sub-Saharan Africa, which has among the lowest electrification access in the world […]

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04 December

An Interview With Saani Abdulai: Growing An Agripreneur In Ghana by Herbert H. Kliegerman, iGrow News     Kliegerman interviews an emerging agripreneur in Ghana, Saani Abdulai. Abdulai explains his business model for his company, The Wave, his challenges as an agripreneur and the impact he is making in the villages in Ghana.   What […]

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19 October

Hydraform Impacts African Communities (Part 1)   This article is the Part 1 compilation of how Hydraform played a role in impacting African communities in South Africa, Ghana and Sierra Leone.   Constructing A Community in South Africa   All businesses, but mining operations in particular, are under pressure to contribute to building up the […]

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