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AGRICULTURE NEWS

Guyana’s Agricultural Development

Caricom’s “new horizon for agricultural development”


The Guyanese government is encouraging the development of agriculture further inland. (Photo: Jean-Marc/Jo BeLo/Jhon-John's ©CC BY 2.0)

Measures being drawn up to create a more diversified and climate-resilient agricultural sector in Guyana include shifting its agricultural focus inland,... Oct 26, 2016

Agriculture | Government | South America | Guyana



Agriculture in Uruguay

Food exports grow as agro-industry continues to drive economy forward




The Minister of Agriculture wants to see the nation of 3 million people produce food for as many as 50 million in the next 15 years. But as Uruguay... Oct 11, 2016

Agriculture | South America | Uruguay


The food export industry in Guayaquil

Technological innovation drives food production industry forward




The food export industry has formed the backbone of the economy of Guayaquil, a thriving port town and Ecuador’s trading hub. The most important... Mar 08, 2016

Industry & Trade | Agriculture | South America | Ecuador


Paraguayan Agriculture

Paraguay’s organic potential


Since 2013, fields for organic crops, such as sesame pictured above, have increased by 15% around the world, which means there are now 43 million hectares under organic cultivation

Leading company BioExport is looking for partners to help it meet growing global demand for organic food products

Jan 26, 2016

Agriculture | South America | Paraguay



Agriculture In Africa

Soil wealth: Africa’s potential next growth frontier


Africa has 65% of all the arable land left in the world, which represents huge untapped potential, and around 75% of Africans rely on agriculture for their livelihoods

Despite possessing all of the attributes for agriculture, the African continent continues to spend in the region of $50 billion a year importing food

Nov 24, 2015

Agriculture | Africa | Ghana | Ivory Coast | Uganda | Ethiopia


TGAIS 2015: Corporate Africa

Africa’s corporations look to build infrastructure for the future


Countries across the continent are emphasizing international partnerships, global capital markets and projects that target strategic areas for development, particularly SMEs

Governments partner with private sector on long-term strategic projects.

 

Nov 17, 2015

Finance | Infrastructure | Telecoms & ICT | Industry & Trade | Agriculture | Africa | Egypt


Agribusiness

Agribusiness advances address food security


Sudan is now recognized as an important center of agriculture for the region (Photo Credit: Mohammed Basheer)

With only 20% of arable land farmed, Sudan’s agricultural potential could transform food security across Africa and the Arab World

Nov 01, 2015

Agriculture | Africa | Sudan



Uruguay's Products

Top honors raise profile of premium foods on international markets




Despite its relatively small size, Uruguay is standing out as the new super high quality food producer. Wine, olive oil, milk powder, and blueberries... Oct 17, 2015

Agriculture | South America | Uruguay


Agro-exports Uruguay

“Sustainability and innovation” see agro-exports thrive


The President of INAVI, Uruguay’s autonomous regulating and promotion board for wine, José María Lez Secchi (right) and Vice-President Juan Andrés Marichal (left)

Sophisticated technology and a focus on sustainability have allowed Uruguay’s agriculture sector to grab a growing share of the world market for... Sep 29, 2015

Agriculture | South America | Uruguay


Angolan Agriculture

Agriculture represents 42% of the real economic growth rate


The climatic diversity of Angola’s agro-ecological regions allows for the cultivation of temperate and tropical crops, including coffee, bananas, cassava, sugar, and corn

In line with its National Development Plan for 2013-2017, Angola has committed to revitalizing agriculture by way of extensive land cultivation projects,... Jul 21, 2015

Agriculture | Africa | Angola



Sudan sustainable agro-business

An agricultural revolution by Amtaar Investment


Amtaar Investment working on Sudan crops

Through innovative agricultural measures, Amtaar Investment looks to create a sustainable agro-business in Sudan and tackle food security issues in... Jul 16, 2015

Agriculture | Africa | Sudan


Sudan Agriculture

Sudan - a food basket of the Arab world


Sudan is one of the most arable areas in Africa and the Arab region

With massive areas of arable land and over 130 million heads of livestock, Sudan is receiving huge investments in its agriculture sector from Gulf states... Jul 16, 2015

Agriculture | Africa | Sudan


AGD to lead Argentina’s agricultural drive

Roberto Urquía
Director Aceitera General Deheza (AGD)

As Argentina opens its economy to the world, its key agribusiness sector – long the... Feb 22, 2017


Argentina Aims to Double its Global Market Share in Wine

Alberto Arizu
President of Wines Of Argentina

Alberto Arizu is known for being the director of one of Argentina’s most prominent... Jan 20, 2017


Peru aims to double agriculture exports to $10bn by 2021

José Manuel Hernández
Minister for Agriculture & Irrigation

José Manuel Hernández, Peru’s Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation,... Dec 13, 2016


‘The time has come to resume our way on the path to growth’

Bruno Giuffra
Minister of Production

Bruno Giuffra, Minister of Production, discusses Peru’s economic growth, deregulation... Dec 12, 2016


Tech & teamwork boost ‘superfood Peru’

Ulises Quevedo
CEO of Grupo Rocío

R&D has undoubtedly been essential to Peru successfully developing its agro-industrial... Dec 02, 2016


Premium meat exporter racks up another first

Gastón Scayola
Vice-President of Frigorífico San Jacinto–NIREA S.A.

Traceability and high quality assurance have helped Frigorífico San Jacinto–NIREA... Nov 17, 2016


A game changer in Uruguayan agriculture

William Johnson
CEO of Cereoil

Cereoil’s new grain processing plant is set to have a major impact on adding value... Nov 14, 2016


Outstanding manufacturing practices make tea producer pick of the crop

Alain Kabeja
General Manager of Rwanda Mountain Tea

Rain Forest Alliance certified and ISO certified Rwanda Mountain Tea (RMT) is a prime example... Oct 28, 2016


A business with a unique spicy kick

Sina Gérard
Founder of Sina Gerard Urwibutso Enterprise

Rwanda’s leading entrepreneur Sina Gérard is the founder of Sina Gerard Urwibutso... Oct 04, 2016


Premium market potential for private sector

Bill Kayonga
CEO of the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB)

Rwanda’s government has now taken the role of an enabler, not a competitor, to the... Sep 07, 2016


Agriculture: ‘the new oil’

Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana
Minister of Agriculture & Animal Resources

Rwanda’s Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana revelas... Sep 06, 2016


Leading flower and vegetable seeds developer focused on 'something new and different'

Hiroshi Sakata
President of Sakata Seed Corporation

To differentiate, not imitate, is ingrained into the DNA at Sakata Seed Corporation, an... Jul 19, 2016


New generation shows passion for Passimento

Riccardo Pasqua
CEO of Pasqua Vigneti e Cantine

Verona-based vintner Pasqua Vigneti e Cantine is becoming a globally recognized name in... Jul 07, 2016


Smart farm technology set to revolutionize Korean agriculture

Lee Dong-Phil
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

South Korea’s rapid industrialization over recent decades has taken its toll on the... Jul 05, 2016


Fertile nature of agri-business expands horizons

Mitiku Beyene Abebe
General Manager of Ambasel Trading House

Successful partnerships and more than two decades of experience in import, export, wholesale... Apr 01, 2016


Major changes in agriculture yield big results

Khalid Bomba
CEO of the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)

Ethiopia’s agricultural sector is in a period of historic transformation, as it shifts... Mar 28, 2016


Why invest in Ethiopian agriculture?

Jemal Ahmed
CEO of Horizon Plantations

Agricultural value addition is the best thing any entrepreneur should look at in Ethiopia,... Mar 12, 2016


“We aim to be number one in the market that may be number one in the world within the next 10-15 years”

Chen Lichtenstein
President and CEO of Adama Agricultural Solutions

President and CEO of Adama Agricultural Solutions Chen Lichtenstein talks about Israel’s... Jan 18, 2016


“If you have the right product, in the right place, with the right service, then you can grow”

Ran Maidan
CEO of Netafim

Netafim is an Israeli pioneer of drip and micro-irrigation products for agriculture, greenhouse,... Jan 07, 2016


Successful reforms instill new belief in DRC economy

Augustin Matata Ponyo
Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo

High growth in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the past decade has been largely... Dec 02, 2015


Biodiversity hotspot sets out environmental action plans and urges global efforts to meet climate challenges

Nicos Kouyialis
Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment for Cyprus

Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Nicos Kouyialis... Dec 01, 2015


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