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14 July

In this exclusive Q&A, we speak with Josephine Nakoma Mukumbya, who leads the team at the Agribusiness Development Center (ADC). ADC is a joint initiative by Rabobank Foundation and dfcu Limited, dedicated to building the capacities of farmer-based organizations and agribusiness enterprises. Their goal is not only to enhance these businesses but also to link them to markets and finance, fostering opportunities for growth, job creation, and sustainable business practices.

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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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30 December

ADC: UNLOCKING THE WEALTH OF AFRICA’S AGRICULTURE, PARTNERSHIP FOR COMMERCIAL PROJECTS ON OFFER The Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) is a Cape Town-based firm specializing in agribusiness project identification, development, facilitation and management across the African continent. Hennie van der Merwe, the CEO, has the following to say about the company and its ventures: We firmly […]

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06 January

Uganda: Businessman turns banana crisps into sizeable snack food company Dennis Ngabirano In 2010, Dennis Ngabirano, a teacher by profession, was required to submit and execute a business plan as part of his coursework for a counselling degree in his home country, Uganda. A fried banana crisp snack, which he had sampled on his honeymoon, […]

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10 November

Farming of Biofortified Crops Empowers Young Female Farmers in Uganda by Angella Atero | HarvestPlus Uganda   Ruth Tugabirwe is one of fifteen young women farmers from the Rwemirokora village in Uganda who received training from HarvestPlus in early 2020. This training focused on methods of farming biofortified crops such as vitamin A-biofortified orange sweet […]

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27 October

Educating Africa   All countries venerate schools but few of them have enough educational institutions for their people – something particularly true of Africa.   Restore International believes the children of Uganda are the future of the country and change lies in their hands. This was the motivation then that prompted the NGO to do […]

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20 October

Hydraform Impacts African Communities (Part 2)   This article is the Part 2 compilation of how Hydraform played a role in impacting African communities in Chad and Uganda.   Hydraform Blocks for Uganda Health Centre​   Having commenced the construction phase in 2010, a total of 20 buildings for the Ongutoi Health Centre in Uganda, […]

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