Sisal was formerly a major export earner for Tanzania. Now, as demand grows, the government has plans to vastly increase cultivation of this eco-friendly crop.
Lessons learned in Brazil could be applied to Africa’s tropical belt to make the continent more food secure.
Interview: “There has been a problem in the way we look at agriculture [in Africa].” says Akinwumi Adesina – AfDB president
The President of the AfDB explains why agriculture should be viewed as a business and the importance of employing the latest technologies to develop it.
Nigeria’s economy is projected to grow to over US$650bn by 2022, but is it a good time for investors to put money into the country?
Cashew shelling faces problems in Kenya but South Africa is having success with macadamia processing.
Nigeria’s biggest company is taking an interest in agribusiness. This is good news for the sector.
The green revolution was a game-changer for Asian economies and there is great potential to improve African smallholders by bringing Asian experience to bear.
Africa has the potential to become the new global breadbasket but this will require a revolution in agribusiness.
Tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm is a top priority if Africa’s food security is to be safeguarded.
African Development Bank (AfDB) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina explains how agriculture and agribusiness can lead to industrialisation in Africa.