Agribusiness

Open skies

Open skies

Today’s farmers are becoming tomorrow’s precision agriculturalists, as data-gathering drones look set to transform agriculture into a high-tech industry.
19 Oct, 2016
Field guide

Field guide

Empowering women smallholder farmers in Africa has a positive effect on rural economies.
10 Aug, 2016

The dry season

With the impact of climate change being exacerbated by El Niño, drought conditions are plaguing the continent. Now more than... Read more
28 Apr, 2016
Planting the seeds

Planting the seeds

Agribusinesses, retailers, banks and private investment companies are getting involved in enterprise and supplier development programmes that link farmers... Read more
11 Feb, 2016
Out of the woods

Out of the woods

As an agribusiness that has the power to change lives on the continent, create jobs and drive economic growth,... Read more
21 Oct, 2015

Weather proof

Public-private partnerships are teaching farmers adaptation strategies that mitigate the effects of climate change on food production.
1 Jun, 2015

Fuel for thought

In response to high energy prices driven by demand in developing countries, biofuel production in Africa is starting to... Read more
29 May, 2015
Sowing the seeds

Sowing the seeds

The potential of smallholder farmers is enormous but without effective support programmes, the right skills sets and access to... Read more
29 May, 2015
A sea view

A sea view

Developing the ‘blue economy’ in Africa will not only boost earnings – it also has the potential to lift... Read more
29 May, 2015