• 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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  • CENEM, one of the most modern production facilities of microorganisms in Latin America

    On March 29, 2017, Popoyán inaugurated the Centro de Excelencia Microbiano  (CENEM), one of the most modern production facilities of microorganisms in Latin America. With the potential to produce a variety...
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  • I am the driver of my own destiny - Célia Hortense Marlin Ribeiro

    An excerpt from the experience of Ms Célia Hortense Marlin Ribeiro, one of the successful entrepreneurs, created under 3I - Farmers Empowerment Hub program, funded by Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation in ...
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  • Seeking for partners and mentors

    We are a group of young people and women that is intending to start agribusiness investments as one of the solutions to alleviate poverty and empower the youth within our community. We have got various projects but we...
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  • WASTE TO ENERGY/FUEL RESEARCH.

    We along with some engineers and professors from selected universities in Nigeria are exploring the possibility of delivering an innovative clean energy and fuel out of farm,household and office wastes for lighting, c...
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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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  • “Hub and Spoke” Model Works to Increase Incomes Across the Region

    Only around 5% of smallholder farmers in Mozambique use certified seed. One of the reasons for this is a lack of access: on average, farmers must travel around 80km to the nearest store selling certified seed - that&#...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Regional Center for Horticulture Innovation for Southern Africa approved to be located at NRDC Lusaka

    Looking for Funding / partners   UC Davis California recently contracted Agrismart Zambia to establish the Regional Center for Horticulture Innovation for Southern Africa at NRDC Lusaka.   We are looking f...
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  • Stories about African cooperatives

    Hello - I am working on an publication and case study on cooperatives in Africa, with special interest in east Africa.   I would be most appreciative of any stories on the benefits of cooperatives. I am lookin...
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  • Five Ways Businesses are Making Challenging Environments Work

    In Mozambique, flash floods and intense droughts, civil unrest, and devaluation of the currency, the metical, against the US dollar and South African Rand by 50 and 70 percent respectively make for a very challenging ...
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  • 5 factors how to upscale farmers in Africa

    Increasing agricultural production and reduce misery among the rural population through the Cluster Farming approach Farmers in Africa are still among the poorest in the world. It’s hard for them to maximize th...
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  • Using Social Media as a Marketing Tool to Reach Smallholder Farmers Works!

         Together with Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, Popoyán is expanding production of biological pest controls to supply smallholder markets throughout Guatemala. Through the MIPF...
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  • 3i - Farmers Empowerment Hub - Inauguration @ Chimoio, Mozambique

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  • Post Harvest Loss Reduction:Organic Fertilizer Pellets Processing

    Organic fertilizer pellet can be produced by recycling wastes from the farm including weeds.Processing your farm wastes into fertilizer is another sure way of reducing post harvest waste/losses. With modern technologi...
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