Meet Young African Agribusiness Entrepreneurs Raking in Millions

The continent has been witnessing the rise of new breed of young business people who are succesfully venturing in agriculture boosting food security and economic development.

Some of the rising farmers in Africa.

  • Uganda:   Starting Fish Farming Business

    Monitor, 9 November 2016

    The aquaculture sector has not been doing well as exports have declined in terms of value and volumes. Statistics show that Uganda's climax was in 2005 when all factories were… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Market Agriculture to Youth As Solution to Unemployment

    Monitor, 2 November 2016

    Statistics from Public Service indicate that for every job they advertise they get an average of 1,000 applications. Now this is what we call a crisis of the labour market. Despite… Read more »

  • Rwanda:   10 Local Flower Exporters for Amsterdam Expo

    New Times, 1 November 2016

    Rwanda will participate in the upcoming 7th International Floriculture and Horticulture Trade Fair (IFTF) in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The week-long expo, that kicks off tomorrow,… Read more »

  • Cameroon:   Commercial Rice Farming Cushions Women From Climate Stress

    Thomson Reuters Foundation, 16 October 2015

    Women farmers in western Cameroon are leading the way in commercial rice production, benefiting from new seeds and marketing opportunities that are helping them cope with climate… Read more »

  • Sierra Leone:   Agriculture Ministry Supports Women Farmers

    Concord, 4 August 2016

    In a bid to increase agricultural productivity, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Prof. Monty Jones, has disbursed a cheque valued Le25 million each to Sierra… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Farm Women Empowered

    Namibian, 28 July 2016

    WOMEN from various farms in the Daures constituency in Erongo will soon be qualified to choose, design, cut material and make clothes for themselves, while their families can start… Read more »


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