Somalia, Somaliland Famine Prevention Program Launched-Plan Int.
Africa Agribusiness Wellness

Somalia, Somaliland Famine Prevention Program Launched-Plan Int.

Plan International is currently implementing its drought response and famine prevention program several regions of Somalia and Somaliland. According to a report by the relief body, areas targeted are in Maroodi-jeh, Sool, Sanaag and Togdheer regions in Somaliland and Bay and Lower Juba regions in Somalia. Local partners include YOVENCO, TAAKULO, GREDO, and NAFIS Network […]

Fixing the Food Trade
Agribusiness Opinions

Fixing the Food Trade

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, GENEVA – Between rising hunger and the prospect of still more supply shortages, dark clouds are hovering over the global food system. Not only has the war in Ukraine limited access to, and raised prices for, food and fertilizer, but extreme weather events are disrupting production, and economic downturns have diminished people’s ability to afford adequate and […]

Agribusiness Development Centre Launches Business BAP
Africa Agribusiness

Agribusiness Development Centre Launches Business BAP

Kampala, Uganda – The Agribusiness Development Centre powered by dfcu limited and Rabo foundation has today (August 18th, 2022) launched a Business Accelerator Program (BAP) that will attract Agribusinesses getting out of ideation phase and offer them a business acceleration opportunity which should enable these enterprises to attract markets and funding for growth and sustainability […]

Africa Agribusiness

Africa’s Drought Reaches far Beyond the Horn of Africa-ForAfrika

Hundreds of thousands of people could die of starvation if the extent of Africa’s food security crisis is not recognised, says Isak Pretorius, CEO of the largest indigenous African non-governmental organisation, ForAfrika. “The food crisis – and rising malnutrition – affecting our continent is real and pressing, and I urge people of conscience to rally […]

aBi Unveils UGX 7.5 billion Green Challenge Fund
Africa Agribusiness

aBi Unveils UGX 7.5 billion Green Challenge Fund

Kampala Serena Hotel, 19th July 2022 – Agriculture Business Initiative has announced the roll-out of the Green Challenge Fund which focuses on supporting: SMEs and farmers to increase their resilience to climate change and climate variability; climate mitigation actions to reduce or limit Green House Gas emissions; stronger local environment, including soils, ecosystems and bio-diversity. […]

Africa Must Prepare for the Inevitability of a Global Food Crisis
Africa Agribusiness

Africa Must Prepare for the Inevitability of a Global Food Crisis

Washington, DC, 24 April 2022 – African Development Bank Group President Dr Akinwumi Adesina says “Africa must prepare for the inevitability of a global food crisis.” He was speaking about Africa’s priorities, as a guest at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center on Friday. Fielding questions from the Council’s Africa Center Chair, Ambassador Rama Yade; Senior Fellow Aubrey […]