Agriculture development to end Africa’s labour and poverty challenge

For Africa to help its people create wealth and end youth unemployment, many individuals and institutions believe investing in and modernizing agriculture holds the key. Starting with going into market-driven agriculture, precision farming is based on the demand of the various facets of market, according to Pierre Brunache, Chief Agri-Business Officer African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership [...]

AFAP partners with the World Cocoa Foundation in a project to boost access and utilization of cocoa fertilizer in Ghana and Cameroon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AFAP partners with the World Cocoa Foundation in a project to boost access and utilization of cocoa fertilizer in Ghana and Cameroon JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 4, 2017 - The World Cocoa Foundation has awarded a last mile contract to the African Fertilizer Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) to boost fertilizer access by smallholder farmers [...]

Agribusiness Opportunities for African Youth

Three years ago, I was privileged to speak with more than 100 students at a local University in Ghana during a Youth Summit Day. The topic was about "Agribusiness Opportunities for African Youth ". I began to ask them about the difference between agriculture and agribusiness. Most of the answers were - sadly- related to rain-fed production mainly by [...]

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