Background articles

Farmers eyes in the sky in Cote d’Ivoire

Emmanuel Maduka
by Emmanuel Maduka

Joseph-Oliver Biley founded drone start up WeFly Agri in January 2017 to help farm and plantation owners regain control of their land.

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in Spore Analysis


Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing a youth population bulge. To absorb the employment requirements and transform rural areas and the agriculture sector, there is a need to provide young people with agribusiness and digital opportunities.

News articles

Cotonou capitalises on convenience foods

Inoussa Maïga
by Inoussa Maïga

Whilst addressing the problem of post-harvest losses, entrepreneur Aldred Dogue discovered the ready-to-cook vegetable market and established Africa Food Mill to meet growing demand.

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Building a strong brand makes a business successful

Kasope Ladipo-Ajai co-founded OmoAlata, a Nigerian food packaging business, in 2012. With plans to export products internationally, her company has already redefined the fresh foodstuff business in Nigeria.

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Data Reports

Stimulating production through public-private partnerships

Aaron Akinocho
by Aaron Akinocho

By creating stronger value chains around ‘champions’ in agribusiness, the incubator programme, 2SCALE, is helping small-scale farmers enter local and regional markets and enabling an increase in the scale of production.

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in Spore Field report


With a vision to economically empower Africa’s youth, the Tony Elumelu Enterprise Programme (TEEP) was set up in 2012. Beneficiaries are developing innovative agri-products and services and building more solid business structures with the knowledge acquired through the programme.

Scientific Articles

Spicing up Rwanda’s exports

With innovative products such as chili pepper oil and plantain wine, a Rwandan agri-processing enterprise is gaining global attention.

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