Only if governments and administrations set the right course will the best agricultural practices come to be widely used. Agricultural cooperatives, human rights activists, companies and consultants recognise the leverage of agricultural policy and dialogue.
African Agriculture Facing Challenges of Entrepreneurship. We need to challenge the traditional sources of financing and investment in the agricultural sector and introduce alternative, innovative private sector financing methods
The Cashew Council is the first international organisation for a raw material stemming from Africa. The industry promises to make progress in processing and refining cashew nuts - and answers to climate change
Land rights are no longer governed by the law of the strongest. That is what the international community has agreed to. Governments and private companies have a duty to respect human rights and avoid corruption.
You could say that Europe and Africa are a community with a common destiny ... or simply: great partners. This is how former German President Horst Köhler looks at it and insists: Take advantage of opportunities!
As President of the IABM cooperative in Muhanga, Alphonsine Mukankusi is not simply focused on the figures. She has learned how to deal with people and how to take on responsibility. At the same time, her work helps her to come to terms with the past
How can agriculture produce more income in poor countries? To answer this question and provide advice to governments, companies and farmers' associations, McKinsey has set up a Centre for Agricultural Transformation with over two hundred agricultural experts worldwide
The East Africa Farmers Federation organizes 20 million farmers, lobbys for their interests, researches and pushes through legislation. What they lack in financial means they make up with their impressive number of members, says its Regional President Elizabeth Nsimadala.