African Agriculture

African ministers of finance have stepped up a campaign for additional financing led by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to channel funding required to boost production of rice and commercial farming in Africa in order to enable the continent to become an exporter of food. The Ministers of Finance and […]


Egypt’s former agriculture minister Salah El Din Mahmoud Helal will face trial on charges of corruption in a criminal court after prosecutors referred his case there, judicial sources said on Saturday. Helal was arrested in September on suspicion of taking bribes in return for land licenses, just minutes after resigning […]

Egypt: Former Agriculture Minister Faces Trial on Corruption Charges

The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, has commended the Federal Government of Nigeria for its commitment to revolutionalising agriculture in the country. The commendation was given recently by an expert on Market Linkages and Value Chains Group Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division of the FAO, Ms Allison Loconto, during her […]

FAO Commends Nigeria’s Agricultural Revolution

The Africapitalist magazine Vol. 2 is out! THREE vital reasons you should read the Africapitalist Magazine: First, AFEX’s Jendayi Frazer speaks “Supporting Africa’s Farmers” on technology, warehousing and agricultural financing. Second, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,  contributes to the […]

The Africapitalist magazine Vol. 2 “Wanted: Jobs for Africa’s Youth”