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Following the launch of the first inclusive pineapple Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP) in Benin by Grow Africa in September 2017, Grow Africa and IDH held a validation workshop on the market opportunities for the commercial production of pineapple in Benin conducted by Dalberg Consulting.  

The Africa Leasing Group (portfolio managers), Stansfield Motors Limited (technical partners) and the New Finance Bank (NFB) (financier) have signed a four-year Letter of Intent with Grow Africa, representing investments of over US $ 2.5 Million in Malawi.

The mango sector in Burkina Faso has the potential to improve incomes and livelihoods of smallholder producers. 

Today, agriculture accounts for 32% of gross domestic product in Africa. Agriculture and agribusiness together could be a $1 trillion sector in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030, up from $313 billion in 2010.

“Through the National Potato Council of Kenya (NPCK) ICT platform, Viazi-Soko, I have been able to sell my potatoes at Ksh 10 per kg while other farmers who sold outside the platform sold at Ksh  6.7 per Kg” said Mr David Kimotho, a member of Green Silver potato farmer group in Nyandarua County,

As part of its efforts to transform the Potato Industry, the National Potato Council of Kenya (NPCK) in partnership with the County Government of Nyeri organized for the Eastern and Central region Potato Fair under the theme Enhancing technologies in Potato value chains for food security and agri

H.E Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian Prime Minister congratulated the African Union and NEPAD Agency on the Biennial Review and Africa Agriculture Transformation Scorecard. He called for more efforts to track the progress of agriculture in Africa.

Women control quite a significant segment of trade in Africa – from the production of agricultural goods that are traded especially in export commodities like cocoa, coffee and horticulture, to cross-border formal and informal trade.

Business leaders, ministers of finance and agriculture, investors, innovative start-ups and young women entrepreneurs met at the Agribusiness session during the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum which took place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on 27 November 2017.

The African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and Grow Africa organized the first-ever Leadership for Agriculture Forum (L4Ag) on the margins of the 5th African Union - European Union Summit taking place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on 29-30 N

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