Land O’Lakes rebrands International Development unit to Venture37

USA – American agricultural cooperative, Land O’Lakes Inc has rebranded its agricultural development arm Land O’Lakes International Development to Land O’Lakes Venture37 to further bolster its global presence. Land O’lakes Venture 37 builds on the […]

Kenya to import 12.5m bags of duty-free maize to bridge supply gap

KENYA – Kenya is set to open a window for duty-free import of 12.5 million bags of maize to meet its local demand following a shortfall of the commodity. The Treasury is expected to allow […]

Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Marketing Authority seeks to float US$50m agro bills

ZIMBABWE – The Agriculture Marketing Authority of Zimbabwe (AMA) is set to float US$50 million worth of agro bills for the purchase of maize from farmers in the 2019 marketing season. The authority was established […]

Kenya partners WFP in US$80m deal to improve food security in northwest region

KENYA – The Turkana County government in the northwest region of Kenya has signed a US$80 million five year deal with the World Food Programme (WFP) for a joint implementation of programmes aimed at achieving […]