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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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Trading with the EU: The three most important things that African businesses should know

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Trade between Europe and Africa Trade between Africa and Europe started decades ago when they traded in items such as cloth, metalware, spices, and raw materials. According to Eurostat, the EU imported 61%  of goods from Africa mostly primary goods(drinks, energy, and raw material). In turn, the EU exported 7o% of goods to Africa compared […]

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Making Sustainability Works In International Trade

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Building a resilient tomorrow with an inclusive sustainability agenda Sustainability has become an increasing topic for discussion nowadays. It is the core of all the SDGs of the UN agenda. An important discussion like Green Deal Investment for Europe and Africa has always put sustainability at the Center. Passing the baton to the next generation […]

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Closing the gender gap for economic development in Africa

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The inclusion of women is an important ingredient in economic development Women are the backbone of every striving economy in the world. They are very motivated,  powered and determined in whatever they do. The former Secretary-General Kofi Annan once said, “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.” And Beyoncé […]

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Renewable Energy: EU – AU Perspective And Lessons Learned

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Accelerating Green and accessing green energy is the talk of the day in the EU especially with solar energy also known as the clean energy source. The government, individuals, and giant solar investors and companies are all interested in projects that promote renewable energy sources. Projects that can benefit two continents like Europe and Africa […]

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Empowering women in agribusiness

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The contribution of women in agriculture The importance of women in agriculture and agribusiness cannot be overemphasised. Women make up about 43% of the total workforce in agriculture in African. The proceeds from the farm are transformed into income through agribusiness sales. It is estimated that the majority of the female workforce depends on agriculture as the […]

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