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A passion for storytelling about youth in African agribusiness

In 2016, Inoussa Maïga and I founded Agribusiness TV, the first web TV to target African youth engaged in agricultural entrepreneurship. Our objective was to make agriculture more attractive to young people by showcasing stories about people who have successfully launched agribusiness start-ups. Today, with more than 100 videos from 12 African countries, Agribusiness TV has carved a reputation as a channel that highlights youth success stories in agriculture. How did we do it? Let’s take a look behind the scenes.

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Accelerating youth agri-incubators in Africa - Lessons from Nigeria


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The CTA harnesses Malian and Senegalese youth to strengthen the rice value chain

Digitalisation View all in Digitalisation

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Digitising farmer cooperatives to improve efficiency

Few people in sub-Saharan Africa use traditional banks and bank accounts, since these are typically urban-based and serve a narrow market.

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Building the next generation of farmers in Africa


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Fairfood hits the ground running with blockchain

Climate View all in Climate

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Making climate-smart agriculture work for women farmers and entrepreneurs

Agricultural production will need to increase by at least 50% over the next 30 years to meet the needs of rising populations and changing dietary preferences. This increase is caused by population growth, rising incomes and urbanisation. The latter two factors will lead to greater demand for protein rich foods, fruits and vegetables. This is already an enormous challenge, but is further complicated by anticipated climatic uncertainties, as farmers face increasing risks of drought, flood, and other stresses.

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myAnga app, a game changer for pastoralist climate resilience


Climate-proofing pastoralism in Eastern Africa

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