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Ghana: Government to compel banks to lend to farmers

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture has hinted at the passage of a bill which would compel commercial banks in the country to award a significant percentage of their loan facilities to agricultural players. According to Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, he’s resorting to this drastic measure in...
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Tech: 6th edition of Afrobytes on June 13&14 in Paris

On June 13 and 14, 2022, Paris will host the 6th edition of Afrobytes. On the theme "The new frontiers of innovative and sustainable African agriculture", expert speakers and innovative entrepreneurs will take a fresh look at this key sector of the African rural world. For more information:www.afrobytes.com...
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Charlotte Libog: « Africa can feed the world »

Though it has 60% of the world's arable land and an abundant labor force, Africa imports year after year nearly 80% of the food it consumes. Going against hackneyed clichés, the founder of the think tank "Afrique Grenier du Monde" Charlotte Libog believes the continent is capable not only of...
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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...
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