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How to assist African tropical products in global markets

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Africa a continent of  abundance tropical products Africa is a continent that is greatly dominated by agriculture and about 80% of the population is involved in agriculture either for consumption or for commercial purposes, both in the urban and rural areas. Africa has a population of over 1.3 billion in 2020, with a growth rate of […]

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EuroAfri Link training program to access international markets

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A Business Development Training On How To Access International Markets in Horticulture: Case of  the EU- AU The EU and Africa are connected together in two major ways. One is as neighbours like the case of Morocco in Africa and Spain in Europe separated by just 15 km at the Strait of Gibraltar. Also, there is the human connection from the diasporas […]

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Anticipated EU-AU summit coming soon!

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What to expect. The European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU) have had a collaborative relationship as partners for many years. The EU is one of Africa’s main trading partners, foreign investors, and is the primary development partner. The collaboration between Africa and the EU has resulted in robust economies that are resilient, fair, […]

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Steps for African entrepreneurs to create and start a business, grow it, and address customer needs outside their home country and beyond the continent

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Entrepreneurial journey An entrepreneur is often motivated to start a business from the desire to be independent and control her/his livelihood. This combines with the ambition to create something that will be recognized as her/his achievement.  The initial business idea (or concept) usually comes from within the sphere of her/his knowledge and life experience to […]

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Transforming Food Systems in Africa: Shaping the Green Future

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COP26  Action in Glasgow  It is noteworthy that the Climate Change Summit of the United Nations, a.k.a. COP26 which took place in Glasgow between 31st October and 13th November 2021 was remarkable such that campaigners and civil society groups staged a walkout at the venue condemning the legitimacy and lack of ambition of the 12-day conference. They put […]

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Strengthening EU-Africa collaboration in the tech space to catalyse access to affordable and scalable technology for Africa’s agricultural sector

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Reflection on our food The World Food Day on 15 October 2021 has come and gone. This was a perfect day to reflect on our food, its production, handling, and distribution together with the actors in the food system. Food is a vital part of our human existence and increasingly, it has become an important […]

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Organic Farming: A New Core for EU-Africa Relationship For Developing Inclusive Livelihoods & Agri-Food Systems

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Organic farming Going organic has been the standard of sustainability nowadays. In fact, it is believed that sustainability branding does not only makes a business stands out, but the marketing strategy surrounding it will outsmart competitors since it helps also to serve the better good purpose – the planet. On 23 September 2021, The EU […]

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Educational System: Understanding Africa Educational Context And The Way Forward

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Understanding Africa through the lens of Education Africa has often been described as vibrant, rich in natural resources, talented with a young growing population (60%), beautiful, diverse cultures, languages, and geography, emerging market in technology, innovation, and green solution, etc. Looking at this description it sounds normal just like a developed continent and one of […]

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Digital Transformation in Africa’s Agriculture: Focus on Smallholder Farmers  

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The agricultural sector in Africa The agriculture sector in Africa is regarded as the backbone of its economy is stale and its importance in transforming the economy cannot be over-emphasised. As records indicate, in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), more than half of the population depends on agriculture for survival. According to Dr. Lutz Goedde et al, […]

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Engaging Africa in Rural Investment: EU-AU Collaboration

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A win-win rural transformation for EU-AU The whole idea and essence of business relations, transactions, and exchanges between and amongst nations cannot be over-emphasized. As a matter of fact, the relationship between the EU and AU dates back many decades ago. From a sectoral viewpoint, both unions have collaborated, as well as engaged in sharing […]

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