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Africa: Startup provides clean drinking water technology to Kenya

Maji Safi has installed 10 large slow sand filters in rural schools in Kenya, and Jafvert and Howarter have installed similar filters in Colombia,...

World: The Coca-Cola Company invests in Nigeria’s Chi

Coca-Cola Company has signed an agreement with Tropical General Investments Group (TGI Group) to acquire an initial minority equity shareholding in Nigeria's dairy and...

Africa: IFAD, AfricaRice to strengthen region’s rice sector

Two project concept notes from Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) totaling US$4 million were being considered by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for...

World: Nestlé creates factory blueprint costing half the time, resources to build in Africa

Nestlé has created a blueprint for a factory that can be built in half the time of a more traditional one for about 50-60%...

Africa: Malawi gets US$22.6M for malnutrition among children, disease prevention causes

The World Bank has granted Malawi US$22.6 million just over half of which will be used to help curb acute malnutrition in under-five children...

World: Mondelēz International employees impart business skills to farmers

More than 12,000 employees volunteered nearly 40,000 hours across 70 countries during Mondelēz International's annual Global Volunteer Month campaign in October 2015. Among the volunteers,...

Africa: Cargill opens licensed buying company in Ghana

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has established its licensed buying company (LBC) following the successful application for a license from the Ghanaian Cocoa Board...

Africa: IFF, Unilever, agencies partner for farmers’ welfare

International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Unilever and non-governmental organizations are partnering together to enhance the livelihoods of smallholder vetiver farmers in Haiti. The partnership,...

Europe: Cargill program deploys in Cameroon’s cocoa cooperatives

The Cargill Coop Academy, an adult education managerial program aimed at cocoa farmer cooperative leaders, will now deploy in Cameroon. The training aims at helping...

Africa: iFoodbag to reduce food wastage in region with 20M bags

iFoodbag has signed a purchasing contract with Equator One Logistics, with its head office in Nairobi, Kenya to distribute up to 20 million carrier...

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