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Africa, agriculture, digital

The Main Applications of ICTs in African Agriculture

25 October 2019

Web applications, software, robots, drones …, digital is spreading at high speed on the continent, improving the technico-economic performance of the agricultural sector. Will Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) enable Africa to lead its Green Revolution? At the farm level Africa shows the lowest agricultural yields in the world. This...

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Africa, agriculture, digital

Blockchain : the new agricultural revolution ?

30 July 2019

Blockchain is a transparent, immutable and based on trust technology to store and transfer information. It uses the strength of a network rather than the authority of a third party. Dating back from 2009, this technology sees concrete applications in the agricultural and agri-food sector, in search of better economic...

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Africa, agri-food, events

Apexagri at the France Ghana economic forum!

11 July 2019

Ghanaian time for Apexagri! After conducting a mission for AgDevCo on the Babator Farming Hub, Apexagri took part to the talks on « Agricultural and Agrifood challenges» at the France Ghana economic forum yesterday (10th of July). This events aims at facilitating the dialogue between the private and public sectors in...

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Africa, events

FRANCE IS MOROCCO’S MAIN ECONOMIC PARTNER

12 December 2017

Morocco benefits from special positioning in Africa making it the ideal gateway for France. On 16 November 2017, French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe reminded France-Morocco Economic Forum delegates at Rabat that “Africa is a land of opportunity and promise, where demographic growth is strong”, while also recalling the many challenges...

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Africa, agriculture, events

Contractualization in agriculture: Apexagri at FARM symposium

17 October 2017

The Foundation for World Agriculture and Rurality (FARM) is a French non-profit organization aiming at promoting agricultural development of Southern countries. Its experts deal with agricultural policies, sustainable production systems, financing, water management… FARM organizes every year a one day symposium with international actors in order to address important issues...

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Poultry sector, Russia

Russia: a booming poultry market since 2014

27 July 2017

Two major events over the past years have forced the Russian Federation to severely decrease its food imports, due to the international sanctions following the Ukrainian crisis and the depreciation of the ruble. Development of a self-sufficient poultry production between 2014 and 2017 Therefore, Russia has had to increase its...

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Africa, agriculture

Acceleration of digital inclusion in African agriculture

31 March 2017

The Food and Agriculture Organization has launched the pilot phase of its program “Agriculture Services and Digital Inclusion in Africa” in March 2017 in Dakar. This project aims to provide farmers with supportive information, thus facilitating day-to-day farm management and improving productivity. This first deployment concerns Senegal and Rwanda and...

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Africa

SIA 2017: a good investment for Africa

3 March 2017

The African continent is strongly represented in the Salon International de l’Agriculture (SIA) in Paris. Several countries such as Senegal, Ivory Coast, Morrocco and Mali are spotlighting their agricultural sectors on hundred square meters information stands from 25th February to 5th March. These “showcases” and large countries’ delegations sent to...

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