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To mark its Day at the Fair, a subsidiary of the Group, Dangote Cement, gave out several tools and implements to the block makers...

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The Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, has called on African leaders and development institutions...

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National Microfinance Bank Pic (NMB) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Mastercard to ensure the digitization of the agricultural sector in Tanzania with...

Biotechnology Part of the Solution to Africa’s Food Insecurity, Scientists Say

A growing number of African countries are increasingly becoming food insecure as delayed and insufficient rainfall, as well as crop damaging pests such as...

How S&T and finance together boost Africa’s agriculture

By SciDev.Net - Paul Boateng I was on my way from Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to a meeting and got stuck in...

President Zuma to open agricultural show in Zambia

President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday visit Lusaka, Zambia, where he will officially open the 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show as a guest of...

Empowering rural women will lead to agric growth, poverty eradication – Zambia First Lady

Mrs Lungu was the keynote speaker at a side-event co-organised by FAO, IFAD, WFP, UN Women, the EU and the Permanent Mission of Slovak...

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....

Digitization of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty

One Acre Fund cut payment losses and collection costs by over 80 percent, boosting farmers’ satisfaction and economic opportunity A new case study (http://APO.af/v5Wxdm) by...

AfDB: Transformation of cocoa production, rural economy, energy in focus, as Adesina visits Ghana

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way...

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