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“Africa can feed the planet provided it establishes the structural measures required”

Interview with Charlotte Libog, founder of “Afrique Grenier du Monde” platform
Interview by DBM.

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Agribusiness: New technologies and innovative financing, new opportunities

Has the time of the green revolution sounded in Africa? New technologies and innovative financing mechanisms seem to offer new opportunities for a greater appreciation of agricultural potential on the continent. All the more so because there is urgency: the drought in East Africa threatens to plunge 17 million people into food insecurity.

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Agribusiness: African Champions vs Multinationals

OCP, Rouiba, Agrisatch, Olam … More and more African stakeholders are involved in the agricultural sector in Africa. And they compete with multinationals.

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Green Morocco Plan: a model to duplicate?

Last April, the ninth agriculture Forum was held in Meknes, Morocco, an opportunity for the host country to take stock of the Green Morocco Plan (GMP), launched in 2008.
By Lilia Ayari

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“Made in Ivory Coast” in vogue

As the world’s largest cocoa producer, the Ivory Coast had, over forty years, not been able to offer tablets and other chocolate-based products made entirely in the country. But today it can achieve this ambition, and not just chocolate. Report in Abidjan.


Industrializing Africa through agriculture and agro-industry

ADB’s 2017 Annual Meetings were held in Ahmedabad, India, from 22 to 26 May under the theme “Transforming agriculture to create wealth in Africa”, in the presence of the President, Akinwumi Adesina.


MRE: Morocco encourages investment in real estate

As every year, the largest meeting of Moroccan Real Estate is held in Paris, from 12 May to 15 May 2017, at the Paris Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center. A real barometer of foreign real estate investments to Morocco.


AGM cafés: another way of thinking about Africa

Platform dedicated to agribusiness in Africa, Africa Grenier du Monde, innovates with AGM Cafés. A concept away from the big forums a dozen participants gathered around a personality to debate a theme that invites to reflect on the challenges of the continent. To issues related to agriculture in particular. An initiative of Charlotte Libog. We met her at one of


Kenya France Business Club: Creating business between France and Kenya

Kenya France Business Club, a platform launched in 2010 to promote the destination Kenya to the diaspora but also French investors, recidivated by organizing a meeting on the eve of France-Kenya rugby match.


Afrobytes: African Tech meeting in Paris

On June 8-9, the second edition of Afrobytes was held at the Medef in Paris, a 100% business meeting between the stakeholders in the African and world Tech. The challenge: establish a synergy between the different ecosystems.


“African Economic Outlook 2017″: Liberalizing African Entrepreneurs’ potential

African governments need to rely more on African entrepreneurs for economic industrialization. This is the outcome of the 2017 edition of the major report “African Economic Outlook”, published on May 22, 2017, alongside the 52nd Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank (ADB) Group.


52nd ADB Annual Meetings: a single slogan: “Feed Africa!”

The 52nd annual meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (ADB) and the 43rd session of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund (ADF) officially opened on May 23, 2017, a singular edition, partly because they are held in Ahmedabad, India and partly because the main theme is agriculture, or more specifically the challenge


New financing for young Togolese entrepreneurs

To cope with the lack of funding for young promoters, the Togolese authorities have set up some structures in recent years. Whether the Youth Economic Initiatives Fund (FAIEJ) or the National Agency for the Promotion and Guarantee of Financing of SMEs (ANPGF), these two institutions are already working to provide financial support. But to cross other levels in their joint


BGFIBank: An African bank for the world

After presenting its 2016 financial year, more than positive, the first pan-African bank in the CEMAC zone brought together its senior executives to reflect on the challenges ahead. BGFIBank, as the leading player in the banking sector in Africa, is innovating through a new model.


Strategy: Africa Life decrypts the African consumer

The Kantar Group, which is specializing in market research, launched its new “Africa Life” report in early May. Focusing on African consumers, it reveals many trends, one of which is strong confidence in the future and an ever increasing use of the Internet.