• SEEDS Success Story: Agrodealer Amilcar Dalton

    Due to their small farm sizes, price sensitivity, and limited uptake of improved seeds and inputs, the smallholder market segment has been largely ignored in recent years, with seed companies preferring to focus on th...
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  • Grant Brooke, Twiga Foods on a Kenyan start-up revolutionizing food delivery

    Grant Brooke, the CEO of Twiga Foods Limited explains who Twiga Foods are and what they do.
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  • Kenyan company looking to modernize micro-vendor market

    Kikonde Mwatela, the Chief Operations Officer of Twiga Foods Limited speaks about the Twiga Foods' operations processes.
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  • BIOFUEL FROM PALM WINE

    This is palm wine, an alcoholic beverage derived from palm trees. This product is in abundant supply in the southern part of Nigeria especially in the Niger Delta region and some parts of Cameroon. Youth excessive ind...
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  • Discounts available: UC Berkeley Conference on Agrifood Supply Chains - April 18 - 20, 2017

    Hello! UC Berkeley is organizing a conference on Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains: Profitability, Sustainability and Global Change from April 18 - 20, 2017, in Berkeley.   The progr...
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  • Solving World Hunger: The Complexity of Simple Solutions.pdf

    Solving World Hunger: The Complexity of Simple Solutions - IFT.org Read about three organizations tackling food insecurity in very different ways. Purdue's PICS storage bags drastically reduce crop postharvest losses...
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  • Call for applications: Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, July 12-21, 2017

    The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is pleased to announce that applications are open for our Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, which will be held at Columbia University fr...
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  • We are looking for partners

    Small-scale farming is the principal source of livelihood for many in Kenya. Agriculture provides 71 percent of employment and accounts for over 25 percent of Kenya‘s GDP. One of the best ways to increase the in...
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  • Developing a Mobile Client Facing Interface_The Musoni Kenya Experience.pdf

    Successes, challenges and lessons learnt while developing and implementing a mobile client facing solution for a Kenyan Micro-finance Institution.
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  • Experiences from the Field_A Credit Officer's Perspective.pdf

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  • PROCESSING BIOFUEL FROM PALM TREES

    Palm trees are of various species such as Palmyra, date palms, coconut palm, wine palm, etc. Its sap yields alcoholic beverage which can be processed into ethanol fuel for running of various engines and cars. Fuel p...
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  • FARMERS EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

    Agriculture plays a crucial role and it is the backbone of the third world economies; providing food, raw materials and employment to a very large proportion of the population. The importance of agriculture cannot be...
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  • Impact  Story: From Farm Hand to Farm Owner

    Photo: Grameen Foundation/ Riccardo Gangale   Ruth remembers clearly when things changed for her family.   It had been tough supporting her children while her husband struggled with alcohol. She spent her ...
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  • Purdue Improved Crop Storage Bags (PICS)

    The Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags provide small-scale hermetic grain storage to reduce postharvest pest damage. Made of two high-density polyethylene inner bags that fit inside one woven polypropylene bag, ...
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  • Some advice on marketing to the base of the pyramid from Nutrivida

    Nutrivida is a business in Costa Rica that sells fortified food to base of the pyramid customers. It outlines seven principles to follow when designing, marketing, and distributing your product that will help you sell...
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  • Group Integrity

    Group Integrity supports audit management, audit documentation, non-compliance follow-up, external reporting (market, certification) and internal quality verification system management processes (e.g. ICS, PGS, and GL...
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  • John Deere

    John Deere, a blacksmith and inventor, started his company in 1837 in Decatur, IL with his creation of the Self-Scouring Plow. Almost 200 years later, the company is still offering inventive technology to farmers. For...
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  • Transforming Trade Across Africa

    Middlemen,brokers,agents... they have different titles on them but they all play a very important role in facilitating trade by ensuring producers have their products reaching the final consumer. They reach out to pro...
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  • Growing Prosperity: Developing Repeatable Models to Scale Agriculture Innovations

    While there is extensive literature on agriculture in the developing world, it focuses primarily on the actions of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), aid agencies and governments, as well as on farmers’ decis...
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  • CHANGING PEOPLE'S MENTALITY FOR BETTER

    The big challenges of working or getting things done in Africa are, the slow process of getting things done and the corruption.  All American firms who are trying to accomplish their contractual responsibilities ...
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