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Kenya: Creating youth opportunities through mushrooms

Kenya: Creating youth opportunities through mushrooms

Agribusiness TV highlights the mushroom business:

IBM and Twiga Foods Introduce #Blockchain – Based MicroFinancing for Food Kiosk Owners in Kenya

Late last year Nairobi-based Twiga Foods, a business-to-business logistics platform for kiosks and food stalls in Africa, was looking to expand its logistic services into a total market ecosystem by adding financial services for its clients…[more]

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Produce from Africa’s Gardens: Potential for Leafy Vegetable and Fruit Fermentations

A paper from Frontiers in Microbiology (2016): A rich variety of indigenous fruits and vegetables grow in Africa, which contribute to the nutrition and health of Africa’s populations. Fruits and vegetables have high moisture and are thus inherently prone to accelerated spoilage. Food fermentation still plays a major role in combating food spoilage and foodborne diseases […]

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In Benin "PanAfricana", a farm school for young agricultural entrepreneurs.

From Agribusiness TV a profile of Panafricana:

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Apply to Jack Ma's efounders Fellowship

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Ilé-Ilà Furniture, Nigeria

Bella Naija reports: A celebration of African Modernism, The Àdùnní Chair by Ilé-Ilà narrates traditional African aesthetics through minimalist elegance. Àdùnní (meaning ‘daughter of the sweet one’ in Yoruba), is a celebration of African Modernism. The chair’s frame is made from Nigerian teak wood and is upholstered in two styles of the indigenous Yoruba textile […]

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#Blockchain will be a great tool for African entrepreneurs, but only if we make it our own – Bright Simons

Bright Simons writes: As an African social entrepreneur in the technology industry, I am forced than most to think in terms of “whole systems”. Not a single technology I have worked on has ever been deployable without building a whole ecosystem afresh. This means that I need to be exceptionally attuned to the cultural and […]

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Burkina Faso: Tomato puree that changes lives

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#Ethiopia to develop aerospace manufacturing sector

The East Africa Monitor reports: Ethiopian Airlines has signed an agreement with South African firm Aerosud to create an aerospace manufacturing company. The Joint Venture Aerospace Company will establish manufacturing facilities close to Bole International Airport, just outside the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, where parts for Boeing, Airbus and other aerospace companies will be manufactured…[more]

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Burkina Faso: The Vegetable Producer of Boulmiougou

From Agribusiness Tv Ali, former candidate of illegal migration to Europe, has reconverted to vegetable production in Boulmiougou, a region in the west of Ouagadougou.

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