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US$200,000 for two young agripreneurs from Kenya and Uganda

Generation Africa awards US$100,000 to two young agripreneurs from Kenya and Uganda in the fourth annual GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition at the African Green Revolution Forum Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. Kigali, Rwanda – After impressive on-stage pitches to an expert panel of judges earlier this week, Esther Kimani founder of FarmerLifeLine Technologies in Kenya and Mark Musinguzi founder of…

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AGRF: Tanzania dramatically increases its irrigation budget to stay as the top regional food exporter.

Tanzania’s FY 2022/2023 budget has allocated Shs 420 billion (USD 181 million) for the construction of irrigation schemes infrastructure, about an 805 per cent increase compared with the Sh46.5 billion (USD 20 million) set aside in FY 2021/2022. By  Anthony  Muchoki As food systems and transformation stakeholders gather in Kigali, Rwanda, for the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) –…

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AGRA and GAIN Sign Cooperation Agreement

Kigali, 5th September 2022 – The heads of the African Green Revolution Alliance (AGRA) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) today signed a new five-year cooperation agreement at the 2022 African Green Revolution Forum in Kigali.   “The AGRF has become the landmark annual event on the continent bringing governments and partners together around food security and making safe,…

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AGRF Summit: Tanzania promoting competitive, inclusive and sustainable investment in the agriculture sector

KilimoKwanza.org correspondent Tanzania is promoting competitive, inclusive and sustainable investment in the agriculture sector, according to the Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Investment, Industry and Trade, Mr Ally Gugu, Ministry of Industry, Investment and Trade. He addressed Tanzania Agribusiness Investment Summit  2022 on 30th August 2022,  in Dar es Salaam, with the theme “Grow, Nourish, Reward – Bold Actions…

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AGRF 2022 Summit: Dr  Kijaji  wants Tanzania to serve Africa,  World with food, trade 

Dar es Salaam, 30/08/2022 In the runup to one of the largest agriculture forums in the world, AGRF, Tanzania’s Minister of Investment, Industry and Trade, has called for concerted public and private sector actions to make Tanzania the centre of Africa and the world food trade.   The minister, Dr Ashatu Kijaji,  was addressing the Tanzania Agribusiness Investment Summit  2022…

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Malawi seeks bold agriculture investments

Malawi launches Agribusiness Deal Room ahead of the 2022 AGRF in Rwanda The launch was led by the Minister for Agriculture, Lobin Lowe, MP and AGRA Board Chair, H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn 65 guests attended physically, against the 40 that had been expected; a further 93 participated virtually LILONGWE, Malawi: August 10, 2022 – Stakeholders in Malawi’s agriculture sector, including government…

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