Nigeria’s Nosak Distilleries enters Ghana in West Africa expansion plan

NIGERIA – Nosak Distilleries Limited, a subsidiary of Nosak Group has concluded plan to commence the exportation of refined ethanol to Ghana as part of its export expansion plans. The company said that it has […]

Ghanaian research centre partners Swedish University to transform agric sector

WEST AFRICA – The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), has entered into a partnership with Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and other research institutions to bolster growth in the agriculture sector. The […]

The International Cocoa Organisation determined to forge ahead with relocated African headquarters

IVORY COAST – With the recently relocated International Cocoa Organisation (ICCO) headquarters from London to Abidjan, in Ivory Coast, the ICCO is poised to deliver more on its goals. The ICCO headquarters were moved to […]

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire to begin implementing cocoa floor price in 2020/2021

WEST AFRICA – Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have scheduled the 2020/2021 season as takeoff for implementation of the agreed minimum price for cocoa produced in the two countries. As per the provisions of the agreement, […]

ECOWAS adopts global certification benchmark for products

WEST AFRICA – The Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) Commission and the European Union (EU) have developed standards for the certification of some major products to boost the level of international trade. The […]

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 […]

Vietnamese firm eyes West Africa’s cashew nut market as leading player

WEST AFRICA – T&T Group JSC, a Vietnamese conglomerate has unveiled plans of venturing into West Africa’s cashew nut sector with an aim of consolidating its position as the leading player in the sector ahead […]

U.S Grains Council unveils training to build poultry capacity in West Africa

MOROCCO – The US Grains Council (USGC) in collaboration with the Moroccan Federation of Poultry Associations (FISA) have unveiled a training program to build regional poultry capacity in West Africa, possibly for imports. The programme […]