Access Power and FMO launch second edition of Solar ‘Shark Tank’ Competition for Innovative...

Submission window opens as Solar Projects Compete for US$ 100,000 Grant to Develop their Projects FMO (www.FMO.nl), the Dutch development bank, and Access Power (www.Access-Power.com),...

Agricultural Policy Research in Africa official launched in Addis Ababa

APRA is a five-year research programme aiming to analyse pathways to agricultural commercialisation and their differential impacts on empowerment of women and girls, poverty...

Africa: Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs as the Next Generation of Hunger Fighters

By Bunmi Oloruntoba Considered the “Nobel Prize of agriculture,” the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to...

Italian scientist brings ‘pasta power’ climate adaptation solution to West Africa

A ‘crazy idea’ has resulted in the ability to grow durum wheat in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali, potentially boosting...

Transnet research centre expands knowledge economy

Rail parastatal Transnet says its research centre will contribute to job creation and the expansion of the country’s knowledge economy. The State-owned rail, port and...

Engaging South Africa on FAO’s Internship, Volunteers and Fellowship programmes

The aim of the one-day seminar is to raise awareness about the FAO Internship, Volunteers and Fellowship programmes and to identify modalities and opportunities...

GE’s Hardware and Digital Upgrades Help Increase Efficiency and Output at Azito Power Plant...

Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs Project at Azito Power Plant in Abidjan marks...

Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa with the launch of RLSF – an...

The facility is designed to provide a viable solution to one of the biggest challenges facing independent power producers (IPPs) operating in Africa. KfW (www.KfW-entwicklungsbank.de),...

SA in need of innovators, manufacturers

By -SAnews.gov.za Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says if South Africa is to successfully overcome the economic legacy of apartheid, and to raise the living standards...

Made in Africa to the World, Nigeria’s e-Wallet AgriTech being adopted in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation & Livestock in Afghanistan has engaged Cellulant Corporation to commence the process of establishing a market-based input distribution technology....

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