Cassava mobile processing unit

By |November 28th, 2014|

Cassava is a woody shrub with a starchy edible root which grows in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. The root has a brown fibrous skin and snowy white interior flesh. This versatile […]

More investments for Africa

By |November 28th, 2014|

Symrise has joined the trend of affirming that Africa is the new global business destination. The multinational has strengthened its presence on the continent by launching a subsidiary in Lagos, Nigeria.
The new Nigerian office […]

Hydroponic farming becomes the new viable alternative in Kenya

By |November 28th, 2014|

A recently introduced fodder growing technology is fast rising in the Kenya, offering farmers year round supply of nutritious green fodder, grown for just eight days and producing up to 50kgs of the fodder […]

The changing face of packaging

By |November 28th, 2014|

With consumer patterns changing throughout the continent, it is inevitable that the demand for more practical and region appropriate packaging will rise.
In the Population Reference Bureau (2012): 2012 World Population Data study conducted in […]

Solar power strides ahead in South Africa’s Northern Cape province

By |November 28th, 2014|

A few years ago, there was not much interest in solar technology in South Africa. Today, businesses and government increasingly regard it as a cost-effective alternative energy generator with huge potential to help deliver […]

Poultry producer launches technologically advanced facility (Uganda)

By |November 28th, 2014|

Hudani Manji Holdings, an Ugandian poultry supplier, has launched a poultry farm worth US$9.8mn. The 64 acre poultry farm is situated in Semuto Nakaseke District around 107 km North West of the capital, Kampala […]

South Africa works hard to curb livestock diseases

By |November 28th, 2014|

The South African government has delivered 356,000 doses of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccines in its southern province districts in an attempt to curb the illness.  FMD is an infectious and, sometimes, fatal […]

Goldtree invest in Ebola stricken country (Sierra Leone)

By |November 28th, 2014|

Goldtree, a commercial palm oil plantation and milling company based in Kailahun, Sierra Leone, is expanding its operations within the country despite the current Ebola crisis. The Ebola spread has scared off international airlines […]

Cote d’ Ivoire Rice production expected to rise

By |November 28th, 2014|

A new analysis on the global outlook for rice production and demand, released earlier this month by HIS, has revealed that between 2014 and 2031, Africa will expand its rice production area by almost […]

Ebola outbreak halts Sime Darby expansion (Liberia)

By |November 28th, 2014|

Malaysian palm oil firm Sime Darby has said the ebola crises will delay construction of a mill for its Liberia plantation. “Anything in addition needs to be put on hold,” said Carl Dagenhar, Sime […]