Is Agro-Processing Key to Jobs Growth?
Processing agricultural goods into market-ready products will boost jobs, capture local value, and reduce post-harvest losses that affect farmers and traders, a World Bank official says.
Farming in Burundi.
This is Africa, 29 November 2012
"It is wise for countries to make informed choices of strategic commodities to promote in specific zones" read more »
Namibia: EU Backs SMEs in Agro-Industry
Namibia Economist, 16 November 2012
Seven Local SMEs in the Agro industry have been selected to benefit from technical and financial support through the Centre for the Development of Enterprise (CDE) for the ... read more »
Ethiopian Press Agency, 16 November 2012
For farmers, be they traditional or modern, the most unbearable phenomenon is an eminent loss of harvest, for which they have spent their energy, time and money for months, due to ... read more »
Tanzania Daily News, 13 December 2012
THERE is a pressing need for Tanzania and other African countries to strive for value addition through processing of their agricultural produce if they have to attain long term ... read more »
Ghanaian Chronicle, 27 November 2012
THE EXPORT Development and Agriculture Investment Fund (EDAIF) is determined to support activities in development and promotion of agriculture related agro-processing industry to ... read more »
Leadership, 2 December 2012
Mr. Justus Kachikwu, is the Chairman of Cassava Farmers Association, Delta State, and also an agro-allied businessman who said there are opportunities in the agro-allied industry ... read more »
Vanguard, 6 December 2012
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has urged the private sector in agriculture to partner with the state government in other to further exploit opportunities in the sector. read more »
South African Government, 6 December 2012
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says localised productive activity in the agro - processing sector will go a long way in promoting food security, beneficiation ... read more »