Tag: United States

Ofada Rice Harvest Part 2

The team and I headed down to the Rice Farms to see how our farmers were getting along with their harvest. We visited the farm in Itoikin, where mechanized farming is practiced. Below are pictures from the field trip. Click on the pictures to enlarge… Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Doing Business in Africa!

Ok so while doing my daily research I stumbled across this on the SILICON AFRICA blog and I totally had to share…please share your thoughts… The continent still is a risky place to do business, but the rewards of success are instant and a lot. Here are the top 7 tips for success I’ve garnered through […]


I read a fairly recent report published by the World Bank titled Growing Africa: Unlocking the Potential of Agribusiness. It was quite a large document and I think sharing all the information in one post will be a bit too much. In this post I will highlight  the current state, potential, and challenges of the agribusiness […]

Jamili Afrika

So my new friends over at Jamili Afrika (http://www.jamiliafrika.org/index.html) were kind enough to reblog my post (http://www.jamiliafrika.org/1/post/2013/07/who-are-the-next-generation-african-farmers.html). A little about them…well I’ll prefer you stop over on their site and read the about page (http://www.jamiliafrika.org/index.html) :-). However I have to share their philosophy ‘Jamili Afrika’s philosophy is to promote a mindset that says we are no […]

will all the AGRIPRENEURS please stand up!

Just so you know 4 new firms per 1,000 people are launched per year in industrialised countries, 1 in Latin America and the Caribbean and fewer than 0.6 in sub-Saharan Africa 80% of small business start-ups fail within 2 years of launching 87% of entrepreneurs who have received incubator support stay in business What does […]

The Journey so Far…

It’s been almost 3 months since I started working in Agriculture. It’s been an awesome experience but not without its challenges. I’ve had to make a lot of changes to my life style and my perception of certain things. It is definitely not as rosy as what I’m used to but I’m truly thankful for […]

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