New Pan-African B2B marketplace "a one-stop-shop for all things African"
New Pan-African B2B marketplace "a one-stop-shop for all things African"

LAGOS, Nigeria - Afrimart, a Pan-African business to business (B2B) e-commerce platform for products made in Africa, has just been launched, offering growth prospects for the less exploited intra-Africa trade.

3 days ago

Africa goes green and digital with a consortium of 30 agritech entrepreneurs
Africa goes green and digital with a consortium of 30 agritech entrepreneurs

Today, the world relies on Africa as the last growth frontier as it becomes an increasingly urban and booming continent. However, there is still a long way to go before it catches up with Asian emerging economies. In fact, Africa has the lowest wheat yield in the world compared to the highest one in the Netherlands. 55% of African arable land available is not cultivated as opposed to the 8% in North America. These numbers highlight the high potential for expansion and investment in the African agricultural industry.

By Aïda El Kohen and Hamza Rkha Chaham 3 days ago

Nigeria's Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award
Nigeria's Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award

Farmcrowdy, which late last year launched a mobile app and secured $1m in seed funding, allows users to crowdfund farms.

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago