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To unlock Africa’s agricultural potential and its domestic food market, technological innovation will undoubtedly be one of the main levers to be used. It is commonly misunderstood that agriculture is a high-tech sector. The use of the latest innovations is essential to increase productivity, especially when producers export to international markets. In Africa, digital transformation […]

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Despite significant economic growth rates and remarkable progress in many areas, the African continent still faces many challenges. This is particularly the case for the agricultural sector, exposed to climate change risk, land insecurity with the absence of a land register, the difficult transition from subsistence farming to a more efficient economic model. While Africa […]

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COP23, which ended last Friday in Bonn, is intended to remind governments and policymakers of the importance of combating global warming and placing the world on a path towards more sustainable and inclusive development. Indeed, during the twentieth century, the temperature increased by 0.74 ° C, this situation is very alarming when we see that […]

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In 2016, Africa imported nearly $ 35 billion worth of food. While the amount is already impressive, FAO points out that trends indicate that the bill will continue to increase. According to its projections, food imports by sub-Saharan Africa are expected to rise by 11 percent in 2017, reaching around $ 41 billion. A shame […]

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Each year, Fruit Logistica is the international event of fruits and vegetables industries, bringing together producers, international companies and associations. The event connect together more than 3,100 exhibitors from 84 different countries across the value chain, and more than 75,000 visitors. Among the exhibitors, there were the big names of the banana industry (Del Monte, […]

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Today, more than half of the world’s population is concentrated in urban centers. In Africa, this phenomenon of urbanization is even more perceptible with the demographic boom that the continent is experiencing. In 2017, the World Bank estimated that Africa’s urban population was 472 million, but is expected to double in the next 25 years, […]

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Africa spends $ 35 billion every year on food imports. This figure is expected to increase to 110 billion in 2025. And yet Africa has 65% of the world’s available arable land. There is a paradox in the economies of the continent, dependent on the outside world, while they have the potential to feed the […]

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The future of youth is at the heart of the debates of all African countries. Today, 65% of the population of sub-Saharan Africa is between 15 and 35 years old. This soaring demography worries many experts, who speaks then of “time bomb”. Indeed, this youth often already faces the throes of unemployment and precariousness while […]

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