EU works with Kenya on vital coffee research

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picks ripe coffee beans in Nyeri, central Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE European Union (EU) Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, has urged Kenya to improve the competitiveness of export products through disease control and research. This, he said, would promote market access and productivity of agricultural commodities. Hogan More...

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By On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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Rwanda SMEs receive financial boost

KIGALI, (CAJ News) – THE loan agreement recently signed between the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Access Bank Rwanda is anticipated to enhance inclusive growth and job creation in the East African More...

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By On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Limits hindering SA SMEs growth identified

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa needs to improve commercialisation of innovation in universities to boost the creation of small and medium enterprises. This one of the key findings of a survey conducted More...

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By On Friday, September 4th, 2015
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Joint SA, Zim trade fair held

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A just-ended trade fair exhibition in South Africa and Zimbabwe is expected to create new market for women entrepreneurs of the two neighbouring countries. The two-day joint fair More...

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By On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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SAP extends cloud offering to SMEs

SAP Africa Director of General Business and Partner, picture by Gift Ndolwane, CAJ News Africa by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNEBSURG – SMALL and medium-based firms in the continent have received a major boost after More...

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By On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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New funding solution offers reprieve SMEs

New funding solution offers reprieve SMEs JOHANNESBURG , (CAJ News) -Small medium sized businesses suffering from late payment culture have been given a lifeline from a new FNB facility to improve their cash flow. The More...

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By On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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African Social Venture Prize launched

The first prize will also receive free patent registration in the countryof the project’s deployment. NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Orange Group has launched the call for applications for the fifth edition of More...

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By On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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Scheme launched to empower East African entrepreuners

Pfungwa Serima, SAP Africa CEO JOHANNESBURG – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP), the software firm, and Acumen, a non-profit global venture fund, have announced a strategic investment in a programme for More...

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By On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Ghana targets increase in cocoa output

Cocoa ACCRA – THE Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has projected that total cocoa production for the 2014/2015 season to increase to 1,2 million metric tonnes. The Suhum District Cocoa Officer of the Extension More...

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By On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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IFAD workshop to address agriculture, poverty

picks ripe coffee beans in Nyeri, central Kenya ROME – THE International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, is later on Monday scheduled to open a three-day More...