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Foresight Africa: The Takeaways of the 2020 AIEC Conference

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AIEC 7th Edition of the African Entrepreneurs Conference On 26th and 27th November, AIEC supported by its partners brought together professionals for the 7th edition of the African Entrepreneurs Conference, an action-packed two-day event. “Unlocking Africa’s Hidden Potential” from an entrepreneurial perspective was the central theme of this year’s conference. In line with Covid-19 regulations, the […]

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A Reflection on World Food Day 2020: The Road Ahead for Smallholder Agriculture

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World Food Day 2020 with FAO The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) turned 75 on the 16th of October that coincides with the annual celebration of World Food Day. In spite of its senior age, FAO’s mission to end hunger and strengthen nutrition action remains all the more relevant today during the global health crisis […]

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The 7th Edition of the African Entrepreneurs Conference: Spotlighting Opportunities for Africa-Based Businesses

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Unleashing the Potential of African Entrepreneurship This is a particular time to be an Entrepreneur whether you have years of experience and are a trained business person or have newly entered the game. In the extraordinary circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, conventional ways of doing business no longer apply and strategic adaptability is key. […]

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Connecting African smallholder farmers to EU Markets

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Understanding Agriculture export value chains  Agriculture export value chains are rife with inequalities and unfair dynamics with smallholder farmers most exposed to bullying practices from foreign large retailers with whom they trade. These practices can include delayed payments, last-minute cancellation of orders, or misleading market information. Such methods of operating contribute to unsustainable supply chains where […]

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Nilotica Shea butter: The 3 most important things buyers need to know

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Shea Butter –  Women’s Gold Native to East Africa, Nilotica Shea butter is extracted from the Nilotica Shea tree containing higher therapeutic and conditioning properties than its cousin species Paradoxa sourced from West Africa. It is prized for its intensive moisture, suppleness and gentle nutty scent. The 3 most important things buyers need to know about […]

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How COVID-19 can fast track ‘Farming 4.0’ in Africa

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Digitalisation is a potential game changer for agriculture in Africa That is the key takeaway from the first of a series of webinars on digital agriculture to help Africa through coronavirus lectured by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, and African Development Bank. The continent’s digital agriculture industry has been growing well before the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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The story of chocolate amid COVID-19

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Cocoa Farming in Ghana Though the COVID-19 pandemic has not affected all countries equally where some have managed to avoid large-scale infection, as the word ‘pandemic’ suggests it remains a global problem and calls for global solutions to be developed together. The health crisis has exposed the true fragility at the heart of an interconnected […]

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EAL part in the fight against COVID-19 in Africa

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Small donations but huge impact among farmers It is reported that 1.2 billion people in the world continue to see hand washing with soap and water to be a luxury. As COVID-19 spreads throughout Africa, businesses and organisations like UN Women, IFAD, FAO, WHO, AU and European Commission are rallying together taking a positive stance […]

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EuroAfri Link View About The Protein Puzzle Summit

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  It is estimated that the human population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050. As a result of this, and with rising standards of living, humans will consume more animal protein which will contribute to further disruption of ecosystems (plants-animals-micro-organisms). So, the question is, how do we create a means of protein production for the […]

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Strike Two Summit’s Consumer Trust conference: EuroAfri Link Gain & Takeaways

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Where is my food coming from and is it produced in a sustainable and fair manner? Is the production company transparent about the ingredients labelled on the packaging? Is my food safe for consumption? These are some of the challenges that food industries, and consumers have to deal with!. Consumers concerns in the food industry […]

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