South African government avails US$65.4m grant for small scale farmers

SOUTH AFRICA – South African small scale farmers with an annual turnover of between R20 000 (US$1,000) and R1 million (US$54,500)are set to receive government grants, with application open from April 8 to April 22, […]

CABI launches online-portal, hub for safer bio products for farming

KENYA – The Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) has launched a free-to- use dedicated online resource in Kenya aimed at raising awareness of environmentally friendly biocontrol and biopesticide products and promoting their uptake […]

FMO invests US$7.5m in ARAF to support climate smart agriculture

AFRICA – Dutch development bank FMO has invested US$7.5m in the Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF) to support the provision of climate resilience solutions to smallholder farmers in East and West Africa. Globally, there are […]

South Africa’s urban agricultural project gets US$8m assets boost

SOUTH AFRICA – The City of Ekurhuleni, a metropolitan municipality of the local government of Gauteng province, East of South Africa has released 56 farms valued at R120 million (US$8m) to local smallholder and subsistence […]

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Food Business Africa magazine is the source of information for the professionals and businesses in the food, beverage, milling, hospitality, restaurant and catering (HORECA) and retail sectors in the sub-Saharan Africa. The magazine incorporates Dairy […]