Agribusiness ICT Industry

 1800 smallholder farmers to benefit from UDB digital loans

Uganda Development Bank (UDB), the country’s national Development Finance Institution, in partnership with Ensibuuko, European Union, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a Fintech solution dubbed AgriConnect to ease access to digital financing for smallholder farmers in Uganda. The innovation, the first digital solution which can offer both […]

Africa Agribusiness EAC Industry

Tanzania President want women, youth to drive Africa’s food agenda

Tanzania President Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, has officially launched Africa’s Food System Forum, Africa’s premier platform for advancing the agriculture and food systems agenda on the continent. The theme of this year’s Forum – Recover, Regenerate, Act: Africa’s Solutions to Food Systems Transformation – is anchored around building back better Food Systems and Food […]

Agriculture, A Worthy Gain for 2023
Africa Agribusiness Opportunities

Agriculture, A Worthy Gain

The year 2022 saw an increase in the involvement of the working population in agriculture, with over 80% involved in agriculture, forestry, and fishing. Women unlike men embraced agriculture and its benefits. Over 70% of the females in the working population are involved with 7/10 women whereas just 58% of the males in the working […]

A New Dawn For Somalia-After IFAD Debt Clearance
Africa Agribusiness

A New Dawn For Somalia-After IFAD Debt Clearance

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has said the debt clearance  by the  International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Tuesday  represented a “new dawn” for Somalia as it attempts to move from humanitarian to development financing. After three decades of suspension for outstanding debt, Somalia can now receive funding from the as it struggles with record […]

dfcu in Partnership to Empower 100 Enterprises
Africa Agribusiness

dfcu in Partnership to Empower 100 Enterprises

KAMPALA, UGANDA : The Agribusiness Development Centre powered by dfcu Limited and Rabo foundation has partnered with GOPA Worldwide consultants to implement two consecutive cohorts (two and three) of the Business Accelerator Program (BAP). This is in line with the national program of Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises (ECOS), […]