Career Daniel Oulaï, bearer of seeds of hope

In 2016, Ivorian agripreneur Daniel Oulaï founded the Grainothèque (Grain Library), a farm business structure that promotes the use of African seeds through, among other things, a seed bank. The fruit of the labors of a man with a passion for the land. Portrait.   By Issiaka N’Guessan, in Abidjan With...

Fagem 2021: Promoting agritech in Africa

The think tank Afrique Grenier du monde is organizing on September 16, in Ouagadougou, the second edition of the Forum Afrique Grenier du Monde 2021 (FAGEM). The forum centered on the theme of agritech should bring together the main African public and private agricultural stakeholders. It is widely known that...
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Mali: IFC lends €2 million to CEDIAM to support the mango sector

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced yesterday the disbursement of a €2 million loan to the Centre for the Study and Development of Industrial and Agricultural Development of Mali (CEDIAM) to support the development of the firm, create jobs, facilitate producers' access to markets and increase mango production and exports,...
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South Sudan: AfDB to the rescue of agricultural sector

In order to stimulate agriculture, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has just signed an agreement with South Sudan to grant Juba a subsidy of US $ 14 million. This 5-year project aims to improve agricultural markets, added value and the development of trade and agricultural productivity. Note that it will...
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Tanzania: agricultural strategies for food self-sufficiency

Gerald Kusaya, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, has just lamented in Dodoma that the government annually spends a large part of its hard currency from its foreign reserve to import agricultural products. To address this, the government has ordered agriculture and extension officers to come up with strategies...
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Kenya: Pula, insurtech startup, raises € 6 million

Pula, a Kenyan startup that provides insurance to farmers across the continent, has just closed a € 6 million Series A funding round. The founders Rose Goslinga and Thomas Njeru will thus have more basis to respond to these farmers in the face of the risks associated with climate change,...
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