Ghana partners USAID in fish processors certification scheme to enhance safety

GHANA – Ghana in partnership with the USAID has launched a fish processors and traders certification programme aimed at enhancing safety along the value chain. The certification initiative dubbed “Class One Recognition Scheme” seeks to […]

Nestlé partners with AGRA to support young agriculture entrepreneurs in West Africa

WEST AFRICA – Nestlé Central and West Africa (CWA) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have launched a new joint initiative aimed at catalysing development of agri-food businesses in West Africa […]

Consortium to invest US$1.9m to boost seeds production capabilities in Nigeria

NIGERIA – A consortium of non-governmental organisations has unveiled plans of investing about US$1.9million to support seed companies in Nigeria in the production of quality early generation seeds. The three-year project is being supported by […]

USAID launches US$300m agribusiness investment initiative in Nigeria

NIGERIA – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a US$300 million agribusiness investment initiative in Nigeria that seeks to promote private-sector investment in agriculture. Dubbed as the ‘Feed the Future Nigeria […]

USAID pumps US$37m into Egypt’s agricultural sector to enhance food security

EGYPT – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has a launched a US$37 million project that aims at building resilience in Egypt’s agricultural sector and advance food security in the country. Launched under […]

USAID hands over modern dairy processing plant to Makueni co-operative

KENYA – Kenyan dairy farmers have received a modern dairy plant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) which is set to boost milk production. Located in the Makueni county, Eastern region, the […]

USAID awards US$5m grant to University of California to tackle Newcastle disease in Africa

AFRICA – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded US$5 million grant to University of California – Davis to aid in tackling the Newcastle disease on the continent. According to GNA, the […]

WFP and USAID partner on a US$22m initiative to boost food security in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE – The World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has initiated a US$22 million Lean Season Assistance programme to boost food security in Zimbabwe. According to […]