May 16, 2018

Roundtable proposes a unified, globalised approach to food safety

Unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances, causes more than 200 diseases worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), which has also stressed that food safety, nutrition and food security are inextricably linked. Unsafe food leads to disease and malnutrition, particularly affecting infants, young children, the elderly and the sick.
March 5, 2018

Big data drives finance to agribusiness in Africa

An increase in the accumulation of large datasets on agribusiness in Africa is proving crucial to the financing of a sector often overlooked by banks. “We’re seeing the impact of the availability of data having a […]
August 4, 2017

SA’s top ranking in African food trade not assured.

The sub-Saharan African agri-food system is undergoing significant changes. South Africa remains the top supplier of food in the sub-Saharan African region, but supply by countries such as Ethiopia and Uganda and Zambia are growing at […]