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Taking African agriculture to the next level

Nuradin Osman, a Somali entrepreneur who knows first-hand what famine means, is determined to accelerate a new era in African agriculture, offering profitable agribusiness investment and solutions to address existing gaps in African agriculture and eradicating extreme poverty across the continent.

AfDB’s TAAT initiative plants the seeds of change

Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT), funded by the African Development Bank, is revolutionising African agricultural production by accelerating the provision of improved seeds and other farming technologies and practices tailored for the continent’s diverse soil and climate conditions.

Owning the digital journey

Jouk Pleiter is the CEO and co-founder of Backbase, a software company helping banks with their digital transformation.

Albert Muchanga: We’re closer than you think to AfCFTA

As D-day approaches for the African Continental Free Trade Area African Business talked to Ambassador Albert Muchanga, the AU’s Commissioner for Trade and Industry, ahead of the AU’s all-important Extraordinary Summit in May

As the African Union’s Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga has spearheaded the organisation’s efforts in driving the negotiations, conclusion and ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which entered into force on 30 May 2019, and was successfully ratified in July 2019.…

The Tunisian CDC: An early player in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Boutheina Ben Yaghlane, General Manager of the Tunisian Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) answers our questions about the actions the institution is undertaking to fight the coronavirus pandemic

Because trust is the cornerstone of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), the institution has lived up to expectations and has been very reactive by initiating a number of actions and mechanisms to provide support and assistance in the face of this major health crisis in Tunisia and the whole world.…