Источник
Выбор редакции
22 сентября, 16:23

Meet Somalia's trailblazing female camel trader

  • 0

Al Jazeera reports:Zamzam Yusuf, a grandmother of 29, is breaking barriers by entering the once men-only camel trading industry in Somalia...[more]

Выбор редакции
22 сентября, 16:16

Eko Gold | Eko Black| Eko Brewery

  • 0

Building on the artistry of craft beer, Eko Brewery blends creativity and boldness to produce an unmatched selection of beers inspired by African tradition. Keep reading to learn more and immerse yourself in this unique product range. View this post on Instagram A post shared by EKObrewery (@ekobrewery) on Apr 9, 2019 at 9:39am PDT

Выбор редакции
22 сентября, 16:03

Sokoine University Graduates Entrepreneurs Cooperative (SUGECO) #Tanzania

via CIP Potato:In Tanzania, Jolenta Joseph is part of the Sokoine University Graduates Entrepreneurs Cooperative (SUGECO) founded in 2011 to promote youth involvement in agriculture and to support self-employment and entrepreneurship among youth in Tanzania. SUGECO is involved in OFSP product development and currently sells bread and buns, biscuits, and pure OFSP flour. Through SUGECO, Jolenta and her colleagues have benefitted from trainings organized by CIP in Tanzania leading to the introduction of OFSP roots and products to the community. SUGECO has so far trained over180 food processors on OFSP processing and value addition (80% youth) through support of the CIP led Building Nutritious Food Basket (BNFB) project. Moreover, they have also conducted various OFSP campaigns and sensitization meetings in health facilities reaching over 20,000 pregnant and lactating mothers...[more] Sokoine Graduate Entrepreneurs Cooperative Poster from International Potato Center/Centro Internacional de la Papa

Выбор редакции
22 сентября, 15:56

Meet Tei Mukunya founder of Azuri health #Kenya - A Food Processing Company

  • 0

Tei Mukunya, is the Chief Executive Officer of Azuri Health Limited, established in 2010. The processing company is based in Nairobi, Kenya with a range of products including dried mangoes, dried pineapple passion, dried pineapple, nutriporridge flour, sweetpotato flour and dried fruit mix...[more]

Выбор редакции
Выбор редакции
22 сентября, 14:43

'Better Markets for Crops Products' #Tanzania founded by Zena Mshana @Zenamshana2

Spore reports:Through her company, Better Markets for Crops Products Limited, Zena Mshana is providing healthy snacks to the local population and income opportunities for women and youths An agri-processing company in Tanzania producing nutritional, sweet potato-based foods is providing a ready market for local women and young farmers. In Tengeru in northern Tanzania, 12 farmer groups are working with a local sweet potato processing company to enhance their incomes and increase the availability of nutritional products for children and adults. Better Markets for Crops Products Limited (BMC) supplies the farmers with up to 120,000 orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) vines and, once the roots have matured, the company buys them back from the farmers at between TSh 200-300 per kg (€0.07-0.12). The roots are then processed by BMC into a variety of goods, including flour, puree bites (OFSP-based noodles or pasta), spice dubbed ‘mchuzi mix’, and OFSP crisps...[more]

Выбор редакции
21 сентября, 18:00

#Morocco 2nd Largest Wine Exporter in Africa After South Africa

  • 0

Morocco World News reports:Delving into Morocco’s wine production history, the Spanish news report indicates that Morocco is the second-largest wine exporter in Africa after South Africa. Spanish news outlet Periodistas published on Monday, September 16, a news report on Morocco’s wine production and the consumption of wine in Morocco. The report indicates that Moroccans consumed 38 million bottles of wine in 2018. Morocco’s production constitutes 77% of Moroccan red wine, 6.6 % of white wine and 16.4 % of rose and gray wine. The gray wine is only produced in Morocco. The Spanish source indicates that in Spain Moroccan wine is a token import. Only 10 or 15 % of Moroccan wine is for export. Moroccan wine reaches Europe and other continents, including the US, Japan, and China...[more]

Выбор редакции
21 сентября, 06:50

#Nigeria ’s rural women revolutionise local locust beans - LifePro Food Mills processes African locust beans into nutritional dried bean seeds to sell under the brand name ‘Hiru’

  • 0

From Spore:A food manufacturing start-up is upscaling the potential of a cheap, nutritious local crop and providing rural women with access to a reliable market. In Nigeria, African locust beans are being transformed into affordable and nutritional dried bean seeds. Agri-processing company, LifePro Food Mills, which is based in Akure, south-western Nigeria, is working with women farmers to produce 750 kg of processed bean seeds each month. Under the brand name ‘Hiru’, the company currently sells to over 50 outlets – mostly supermarkets – within the country, as well as to UK and US markets...[more]

Выбор редакции
21 сентября, 06:43

Meet the KNUST #Ghana students making sanitary pads from banana stems

  • 0

Yen reports:Two Ghanaian students develop cheaper pad from banana stem - Emily Otoo-Quayson and Matilda Sampong, both of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, are brains behind the innovation Two Ghanaian university students have showed great innovation to develop sanitary pads from banana stem. Emily Otoo-Quayson and Matilda Sampong are both students of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The two ladies aim to solve the problem of majority of girls who cannot afford sanitary pads during menstruation...[more]

Выбор редакции
21 сентября, 06:08

In #Kenya John Magiro Wangare... the Man Who Built His Own Power Plant

  • 0

From Great Big Story:Many parts of rural Kenya lack access to electricity, leaving residents shrouded in darkness as nighttime falls. John Magiro Wangare wanted to change that. Using a local river, scrap metal and dynamo, Wangare built a hydroelectric power station in the town of Njumbi. Today, his clean energy solution generates electricity for 250 households, creating a brighter life for his whole community.

Выбор редакции
19 сентября, 14:36

Livestock Startup Pig Farming from PorkMoney @PorkMoneyAfrica #Nigeria

  • 0

PorkMoney...is a pig farming enterprise in Nigeria with a mission to farm pigs to meet the demands of its parts within the country, empowering our partner farmers and giving our financial partners the opportunities to earn. We help farm pigs till maturation, and then process its parts for the market. via

Выбор редакции
19 сентября, 04:50

#Rwanda steps into Africa's Apparel Sourcing mix - Following the Path of #Ethiopia & #Bangladesh

  • 0

Just Style reports:viaFor years now, Ethiopia has garnered the spotlight for its ambitions to become the world's next big destination for textile and fashion production. But another East African country - Rwanda - is also gearing up for a slice of the action, with the country's newest export-led garment factory quickly making up for lost time...[more]