Agriculture, forestry and fisheries strategic framework and agricultural policy action plan approved (South Africa)

By |March 18th, 2015|

The cabinet of the South African government has approved the five-year agriculture, forestry and fisheries strategic framework and agricultural policy action plan. Says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe: “The framework sets out the […]

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Kenya, Uganda call cease-fire on sugar imports (Kenya)

By |March 18th, 2015|

The Kenya government has allowed Uganda sugar manufacturers to export sugar to Kenya ending a three year stand-off between the two governments which has marred trade relationships. According to Uganda’s State Minister for Foreign […]

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Foreign partnership in cotton production boost industry (Malawi)

By |March 18th, 2015|

The Malawian and Brazilian governments have partnered under the cotton development agreement,to boost cotton production in the small south-eastern African country. The partnership will see modern technologies and cotton breeds developed under Brazilian Research […]

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Zambia sugar re-invests in sugar operations (Zambia)

By |March 18th, 2015|

Zambia Sugar, a majority-held subsidiary of the JSE-listed Illovo Sugar Group, had invested $82 million (R1013 126 400.00) at its Nakambala, Mazambuka, sugar operations. The company furthermore said this will give further stimulus to […]

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Changing Liberia one machine at a time

By |March 9th, 2015|

Noticing a trend in Liberia to treat the palm kernels as waste after palm oil extraction instead of producing crude palm oil, palm kernel oil and palm kernel, Mahmud Johnson (22) got the idea […]

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Spraying Systems Co. launches new Website

By |March 9th, 2015|

Monitor Engineering sole agents in Southern Africa for Spraying Systems Co. for over 50 years announces the launch of their redesigned website, www.spray.co.za. The updated site features a wide range of spray technology including […]

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Schneider Electric champions technology

By |March 9th, 2015|

Energy management solutions and efficiency technologies are a means to end the energy crises experienced worldwide, highlighted Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and CEO of Schneider Electric, during his visit and tour of the new Midrand […]

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Incubators making a difference in Mali

By |March 9th, 2015|

The challenges faced by small agro-based businesses and entrepreneurs in developing new, innovative, value-added products has proved overwhelming for many due to factors as the lack of business expertise, access to affordable finance, technical […]

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Sustainable futures for African retailers

By |March 9th, 2015|

Businesses, food retailers in particular, often struggle to implement sustainability measures; this is often thought of as taking money from shareholders. However, as more pressure builds from the public, they are forced to look […]

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Spiroflow’s bulk bag filling solution boosts baby food production

By |March 9th, 2015|

Spiroflow Ltd, world-leading manufacturer of conveying and weighing systems, has boosted productivity at a household name baby food manufacturer by installing a bulk bag (FIBC) filler and vacuum conveyor system to significantly reduce the […]

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