Archive for October, 2014

Madagascar Organic Fertilizer Company targets COMESA Market

Madagascar based Guanomad Organic Fertilizer Company, is exploring opportunities for expanding its organic fertilizer market in Africa and the COMESA region. Speaking during the COMESA Regional Agriculture Investment Forum (RAIF), Guanomad Chief Executive and 2013 Africa Entrepreneurship Award Winner Erick Rajaonary said though his company is already exporting organic fertilizer to Europe, Africa is a […]

Establish workable PPP models, COMESA urges member states

COMESA has urged member states to establish workable private public partnership (PPPs) models that enhance investment and productivity in agriculture. Investment Promotions and Private Sector Development Director Thierry Kalonji made the remarks during the closing ceremony of the inaugural COMESA Regional Agriculture Investment Forum held in Livingstone from 13-15th October, 2014. Mr. Kalonji said each […]

Donor focused CAADP financing unsustainable-USAID

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has called for a paradigm shift for CAADP implementation plans from focusing on donor funding to sustainable solutions for agriculture financing. USAID East Africa Regional Office of Agriculture and Resilience Team Leader Stephen Gudz made the remarks during the COMESA inaugural kwikmed viagra review Regional Agriculture Investment […]

Agro- Industrial Parks to ensure DRC’s Food Security

The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has identified potential areas for establishment of agro industrial parks across the country to ensure the country is food secure and to attract private investment into the agriculture sector. Speaking at the first COMESA Regional Agriculture Investment Forum (RAIF) held in Livingstone, Zambia from 13-15 October […]

COMESA RAIF calls for Private Public Partnerships (PPPs)

COMESA Regional Agriculture Investment Forum(RAIF) has officially opened with a call for enhanced partnerships in public, private partnerships (PPPs) in agriculture value chain investments. Speaking during the official opening, COMESA Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya said the Regional Agriculture Investment Forum (RAIF) has been organized to share information on potential areas for agriculture investment in the […]