UGANDA - The construction of Uganda Sukulu Phosphate Comprehensive Industrial Development Project in Tororo district has finally kicked off.
NIGERIA - The Managing Director/CEO, Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), Bode Opadokun, has called on the insurance industry to collaborate with the Corporation to exploit insurance opportunities in agricultural sector in Nigeria.
ZIMBABWE - ZB Financial Holdings (ZBFH) is floating $5 million agro bills to finance the 2015/2016 agricultural season.
RWANDA - The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry has signed a partnership deal with Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA) to support modern farming in Nyaruguru District.
KENYA - Toyota Tsusho Corporation will today start construction of a $1.2 billion (Sh123 billion) fertiliser plant in Uasin Gishu, opening a window for farmers to buy the critical input cheaply from the maiden factory next year.
NIGERIA - Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode says the state is looking at partnership in agro business in what aims at increasing production and ensuring food security in the state.
ZIMBABWE - Cottco Holdings Limited (Cottco) shareholders are meeting next month to consider government’s proposal to take over the struggling company’s debt and convert it to equity.
TANZANIA - The volume of major cash crops bought in the first half of this year declined by 17 per cent from what it was in 2014 but the stocks earned the economy more foreign exchange, new Bank of Tanzania (BoT) figures show.
RWANDA - Rwanda's tea export earnings increased by 27 per cent to over $6 million in July, driven by better prices on the international market, the National Agriculture Exports Board (NAEB) monthly report indicates.
KENYA - Trans Nzoia County will invest Sh800 million in a maize miller and establish a market for farmers’ cereals.
NIGERIA - As part of its expansionist policy in the agricultural sector, the management of Ojemai farms limited has concluded plans to invest in sugarcane plantation.
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