Farmcrowdy Is The Only African Startup Selected To Participate in TechStars Atlanta

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first digital agriculture platform has been selected by TechStars Atlanta as one of the members of the 2017 Class to participate in its accelerator program in partnership with Cox Enterprises.... Read more »

Drone imagery startup Aerobotics raises R8 million funding from 4Di and Savannah Fund

Aerial data-analytics specialist Aerobotics has secured a joint R8 million seed-funding round from 4Di, an independent early-stage technology venture-capital firm in Cape Town, and the Savannah Fund in Kenya. Started in Cape... Read more »

Interview: How Toyin Alao of Easyagro Wants to Solve Problems in Nigeria’s Agric Sector

Recently there’s been a rise in the number of Nigerian startups offering solutions to the agriculture sector. One of them is Easyagro. We spoke with the founder, Oluwatoyin Alao in an interview,... Read more »

Ghana’s Finer Foods Co & Baby Grubz Awarded USD$25,000 at Village Capital’s West Africa Nutrition Forum

Ghana-based Finer Foods Co and Nigeria-based Baby Grubz, won $15,000 and $10,000 respectively at the Affordable Nutrition Forum presented by Village Capital and The Hershey Company on April 21, beating 8 other... Read more »

European Investment Bank to invest Kshs 10.45B to SMEs in East Africa

The European Investment Bank is set to invest EUR 95 million (Kshs 10.45 billion) to smaller local projects in Kenya, Tanzania, DRC and Uganda as its contribution to job creation and poverty... Read more »

WeFarm hits 150,000 users, wins top mobile award at 4YFN

WeFarm, a peer-to-peer network that enables small-scale farmers to access and share vital agricultural information via SMS, helping them farm better recently won the ‘Disrupted by Mobile’ category at the 4YFN Awards,... Read more »

Kutik Farms Intends To Change The Business of Livestock Production In Nigeria

A 2011 National Agricultural Sample Survey of livestock in Nigeria showed that the country has an estimated number of 19.5 million cattle, 72.5 million goats, 41.3 million sheep, 7.1 million camel, 28,000... Read more »