Tagged in: Agriculture Special Report 2020


Successful agricultural enterprises and smart policy: Eight case studies

From tomato  processors in Nigeria helping to reduce the country’s import bill to cooperation between governments to establish a minimum price for cocoa, Neil Ford examines some examples of cutting-edge agricultural practice from across Africa

Promagric: Tackling crop disease with AI

Despite the vigilance of farmers, crop diseases continue to exact a heavy toll on agricultural production across Africa.

John Deere deal revives Zimbabwe mechanisation hopes

Deliveries of tractors and generous loan arrangements have raised cautious hopes among Zimbabwe’s farmers, but will the new arrangements make a significant difference to the country’s ailing agricultural sector?

Africa can feed the world, says AGRF MD Debisi Araba

Ahead of the AGRF 2020 Summit, managing director Debisi Araba talks to us about the challenges and opportunities facing Africa’s agricultural sector

Amid the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic, Debisi Araba, presses the positive case for the future of African agriculture.…

Agritech platforms revolutionise farming investment

Crowd farming platforms are using technology to connect smallholders with much-needed investment across Africa,helping to close the agriculture financing gap and connect urban investors with agriculture.