Dangote Fertiliser Limited has started pre-testing of its US$2bn granulated urea fertiliser complex before inauguration
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), with financial support from the World Bank, is distributing emergency fodder seeds to vulnerable Lesotho livestock owners affected by COVID-19...
Dahabshiil has provided seed capital to two innovative start-ups founded by young entrepreneurs in Uganda as part of a programme co-sponsored by the US Embassy in Kampala
Any poultry processor anywhere in the world whose business is growing will one day face the decision to move from manual to automatic evisceration
The Tea Research Institute of Tanzania (TRIT) in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will install automatic weather stations in all tea growing regions of Tanzania
At the 4th Asia Meeting of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the WVPA/Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award for 2018 was presented to Dr Mary...
Pieter Oosthuysen, senior manager, accounts and technical (Africa), Cobb Europe writes about the use of data in breeder management
With a national annual import of more than US$337mn, the management of Dangote Sugar Refinery has declared its irrevocable commitment to the Backward Integration Policy (BIP) of the Federal Government...
A Kenyan fruit juice producer has been awarded a long-term loan of US$7.5 million by a leading German development finance institution
A Brazilian poultry company and US-based animal feed firm have teamed up to develop a poultry production complex in Chad that both companies hope will aid agricultural development across sub-Saharan...
On 6 April, AGCO Corporation announced that in collaboration with Bosch BASF Smart Farming, the company will integrate and commercialise smart spraying technology on Fendt Rogator sprayers, while also developing additional, new features
Faced with the looming challenge of escalating logistics costs across the cold chain, Africa's perishable shippers and logistics experts have called for the implementation of urgent measures
A Rabobank report, Don’t Waste a Drop: Maximising the Value of F&A Waste Streams, has found there is a paradigm shift in the way food and agricultural waste is transitioning from organic...
In order to maximise economies of scale and utilise robust processes, Evonik will cluster its MetAMINO (DL-methionine) production at three regional hubs (Americas, Europe, and Asia)
Khaled Sherif, vice-president of African Development Bank (AfDB), announced new investment strategies like providing high-yielding seeds and making large farms more productive to boost up Africa’s agriculture sector during the...
PPA offers clients full turnkey solutions to poultry houses, including building work, ventilation systems, feeding systems, watering systems, cooling and heating
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has predicted that home-grown African brand, Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has set-up plans to construct an aqua-farming facility on 300ha of land at the Coega Industrila development zone outside Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape
Ghana has received US$53.8mn to improve and ensure sustainable management of the country’s fisheries and aquaculture sector
Uganda’s government plans to unveil an electronic system that will enable farmers determine if their agricultural inputs are genuine or counterfeits at the point of sale