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Report Sheds Light on the State of African Agriculture

According to the latest Africa Agriculture Status Report, the African food market may be worth more than USD 1 trillion annually by 2030. Entrepreneurs and the free market will mainly propel this forward and develop Africa’s economic advancement through food production. Businesses too have opportunities to benefit from a swiftly developing food market. The report notes, “Agriculture will be Africa’s quiet revolution, with a.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Chunya District Opts for Cashew Nut Discards Tobacco

In the aftermath of decreasing tobacco prices and subsequent increase in environmental damage, the Chunya District Council in Mbeya region has started cultivating cashew nuts to strengthen farmers’ earnings. To realize the plan, cashew nut is to be grown on over 100 hectares and 250 farmers will profit from the product in the first phase.   Mr. Agustino Ndelwa, Acting District Agriculture Officer while meeting with District.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Avocado Market to Help Propel Kenya's Food Security

 The Kenyan government has identified avocado and sweet potatoes as two very important crops for food security, proper nutrition and trade expansion. These crops not only provide vital nutrients for good health, they could also fetch Kenyan farmers billions of shillings as the government works towards a better exportation program.  This comes in the wake of the nation’s struggle to stabilize the production of maize, after.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Boost to Kenyan Horticulture by Elgon Kenya-Dudutech Pact

The deal is struck between Integrated Pest Management (IPM) provider Dudutech and agro input company Elgon Kenya. Through this pact, Elgon will distribute Dudutech’s products that are acclaimed worldwide. This agreement is thought of as transformative in the horticultural industry of Kenya. Recording an average growth of 15% to 20% annually, the horticultural category within the agricultural sector is the most flourishing industry. This.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

African Women Making Their Mark as wine-makers in Europe

 South Africa’s Pheli Wines is revolutionizing the wine industry in Africa today.   Traditionally dominated by white men across Cape Town, the wine industry is now changing for the better.    Pheli Wines was founded in 2013 by Moyahabo Anna Seemola. This name was drawn from the Zulu word ‘Phelindaba’ which translates to ‘end of story’. Contrary to this, it is anything but the end for.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 24th October 2017

New Regulating Body in the Works for Tanzania's Cereal Industry

 A new regulatory authority for new cereals and other produce is in the works and is set to begin operations before the year is out. One of its main functions will be to set a cap price for a range of crops.  Acting Director-General of the Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB), Mr. John Maige broke the news in a recent interview with TBC FM.   Mr. Maige described the new regulatory body as an important instrument.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 17th October 2017

Agricultural Sector in Kenya to Receive a Boost

 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has revealed his plan for improving food security and also measures to assist farmers with issues regarding climate change and drought.   The president has also revealed that the government will spend as much as Sh 6 billion on purchasing maize from farmers under the conditions of the food security reserve in 2017/18 season. This will be done to see that the prices of flour remain affordable.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 13th October 2017

Keitt Exporters Diversify Into Oil Market

 Keitt Exporters is looking at potential opportunities in added value avocado products, in an attempt to reduce risk and the recent trade restrictions in China and Taiwan.    Grace Thuita, Sales and marketing manager said that the companies are also exploring machinery and processes with regard to the making of avocado oil, in order to make the most of the product.   The company hopes that this diversification process.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 5th October 2017

Two Agreements Signed to Boost Agriculture in Tanzania

 The government and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed two agreements, in an attempt to support farmers on issues regarding global warming and improved competitiveness in the rice farming trade, especially in the Iringa region.   The agreement was signed by Eng. Mathew Mtigumwe, Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and FAO Country Representative, Mr. Fred.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 2nd October 2017

Yara supports Agric Ministry's 'Planting For Food and Jobs' program

 Yara Ghana, a leading supplier of quality fertilizers, has initiated moves to partner the government's new agricultural program known as Plant For Food and  Jobs.   This as a result of the company's belief that the program will benefit the nation in the area of food security. Already Yara's fertilizers have been selected by the Ministry of Agriculture as part of the preparation to kick start of the program in September this.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation

 When you start talking about food security, you have to have to think about disease detection and management. That’s what I’m thinking about as I get ready to leave for a cassava field survey in southern Tanzania.   You might know cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) as tapioca, or a thickener in pies and bubble tea. But for over 800 million people in Africa and Asia this crop of tubers is their main source of food and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Tanzania bans grain exports to curb inflation, boost food industry

 Tanzania banned grain exports on Monday in a bid to stem rising local prices and rein in inflation, as well as boost the country’s nascent food processing industry.   Food is the biggest driver of inflation in the East African nation, which exported more than 1.5 million tonnes of cereals to neighbours in 2016, the agriculture ministry has estimated.   Government officials have also previously warned that, with the.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017



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