Tag: cassava value chain

Guinness Ghana Calls for Focus on Agribusiness for National Development

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has urged investors and technical experts to look to the agriculture sector for greater return on their investments in Ghana. The brewery giant made this call at the 5th Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Bootcamp held at the Kofi Annan ICT Center in Accra. The event, aimed at training entrepreneurs’ through critical thinking exercises and business framework modelling… Read more →

Call for proposals: The Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Innovation Challenge

Launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, Dalberg Global Development Advisors, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, The Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Innovation Challenge will grant up to $1 million dollars to innovators with novel solutions that tackle food loss and spoilage in the cassava value chain. Applications are open until July 8, 2016 at 11:59PM EST Frequently asked questions (FAQs) Challenge… Read more →

AfDB-funded project to boost cassava, rice production launched in Tanzania

A project that seeks to increase food security and improve the income and living standards of small-holder farmers in 20 African countries was launched last week in Tanzania. The project, ‘Multinational – CGIAR Support to Agricultural Research for Development of Strategic Crops in Africa (SARD-SC)” and supported by the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) will improve the value chains of four… Read more →