FOODAGRO AFRICA returns for its 21st edition in 2018, with the food, hospitality and agriculture sectors set to take centre-stage once again.

FOODAGRO AFRICA returns for its 21st edition in 2018, with the food, hospitality and agriculture sectors set to take centre-stage once again. FOODAGRO AFRICA will run in three of Africa’s most promising economies: Foodagro Kenya between 4th -6th September 2018, Foodagro Tanzania between 25th-27th October 2018 and Foodagro Ethiopia 15th-17th November 2018.
The industry’s newest products will be on display, with over 200 exhibitors and thousands of buyers in attendance. The three day event will also feature sessions from industry experts, who will speak on the latest developments in the Food industry and the African markets.

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How biotechnology can optimize agriculture in Nigeria

“With the down turn in the global prices of oil, we now have to prospect our solid minerals. We have to return to agriculture,” President Buhari to members of the Council of Saudi Arabian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

According to the United Nations projections, the world population will be 9.8 billion people by 2050 and Nigeria which currently ranks seventh, will become the third most populous, replacing United States. It is currently about 200 million people.

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South African citrus industry achieves record exports

In what has been described as a successful campaign on the whole that saw good returns for most categories, Southern African citrus exports have now surpassed the 2015 figure to hit a record this season. 

The total packed volume at the end of week 38 stood just shy of 120 million 15-kilo cartons (1.8 million metric tons),

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Why foreign aid should be used to diversify local exports sector

Aid for Trade (AfT) is one of programmes guiding foreign aid for developing countries. AfT programme has helped in the establishment of supply-side and trade-related infrastructure in developing countries to enhance their trade performance. Since 2010, this funding has helped in developing export infrastructure in some African countries, including Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco and Tanzania with around 35 per cent of total AfT disbursements.

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