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The Netherlands Trust Fund V (Ntf V) Has Launched A Support Program For Tech Bpo Msmes With A Focus On Agritech

Startups

Jan. 31, 2022, 10:14 p.m.

The programme, based on a partnership by the MoFA of the Netherlands and the International Trade Centre, runs until 2025. Its ambition is to contribute to rebuilding back better in the targeted countries with a focus on MSMEs in the digital technologies and agribusiness sectors, linking up both for synergies and business opportunities.

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Mathias Charles Yabe: Meet The Young Innovator Behind Ghana’s Green Cold Chain Company, AkoFresh

Exclusives

Jan. 8, 2022, 12:05 a.m.

AkoFresh is presently the first social enterprise offering an off-grid cold chain solution to smallholder farmers and traders in Ghana using the Pay-AS-You-Store model

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Opportunity Arises For Foodtech And Agritech Startups

Dec. 14, 2021, 11:37 a.m.

As such, a world-class accelerator programme driving transformative change in our global agrifood system is accepting applications for the 2022 agrifoodtech accelerator program.

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Biopic And Village Capital Launch Landmark Studies On The Potential Of Circular Agribusiness In Ethiopia And Kenya

Press Release

Dec. 6, 2021, 4:25 p.m.

Two new landmark studies from the O-Farms program, implemented by Bopinc and Village Capital and supported by the IKEA Foundation, share key insights on the untapped potential of circular agribusiness to reduce food losses and create jobs in East Africa.

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Releaf Raises $4.2 Million To Develop And Scale Technology Solutions For The Oil Palm Sector

Startups

Sept. 15, 2021, 2:42 p.m.

Releaf, a Nigerian agritech startup has raised a total of $4.2 million in funding —a $2.7 million seed round and a $1.5 million grant to support the development and scaling of technology solutions for the oil palm sector.

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Ghanaian Startup ViFarms Is Creating Market Access For Smallholder Pig Farmers

Startups

June 23, 2021, 10:10 a.m.

The IMO is an innovative and effective method of rearing pigs. A lot of farmers are used to the traditional method of pig farming but the IMO eliminates odours, prevents pollution, reduces feeding and medication costs, and enhances the richness of the pigs’ manure. One can even have a pig farm in a residential area if they leverage the IMO, except the noises they make will be the only concerning thing for the residents”.

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