East Africa eyes Southeast Asia’s meat market through Hong Kong

ETHIOPIA - East African countries have declared an interest in entering the Southeast Asia’s meat and live animals market via Hong Kong under the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). In a statement, IGAD said penetrating the market through Hong could possibly eliminate the challenges its member countries are facing while exporting their products to MENA…

ProDairy invests US$1.6m in grass feeding project to cut costs in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE – ProDairy, a leader in the fast moving consumer good (FMCG) industry in Zimbabwe, has made a US$1.6 million investment in a grass feeding program for cows to cut on the cost of milk production. According to the company, it will also establish a new division in partnership with a private equity firm, SubSahara…

Bill Gates to fund Scotland’s smart agriculture projects to yield super crops

SCOTLAND - Scotland farmers have gone for smart agriculture in growing ‘super crops’ and breeding high yielding cows following the announcement by Bill Gates and Britain to fund innovative agricultural projects in the country. The funding of US$174 million from Britain’s Department for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will support farmers…