Ugandan Startups Awarded-JICA
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Ugandan Startups Awarded-JICA

Kampala 20th April 2021: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in partnership with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and The Innovation Village has awarded three Ugandan Start-ups for their innovative business models and technologies in response to changes in social and economic activity following the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. These startups won the Uganda […]

MoU to support smallholder farmers-PAFO, AGRA
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MoU to Support Smallholder Farmers-PAFO, AGRA

Kigali, 14 April 2021: The Pan-African Farmers Organization (PAFO) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have signed a cooperation and partnership agreement to strengthen the capacities of African farmers’ organizations to ensure that they provide effective services to smallholder farmers, especially women and youth. The agreement will see AGRA supporting Farmers’ […]

Kenyan Eco-friendly Footwear Wins Fashionomics Africa  
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Kenyan Eco-friendly Footwear Wins Fashionomics Africa  

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 29 March 2021 – The African Development Bank’s Fashionomics Africa initiative has named a women-led Kenya shoe design house as the winner of its competition to support producers of sustainable fashion. Pine Kazi, which converts pineapple leaf and recycled rubber into fashionable footwear, won the $2,000 Fashionomics Africa competition cash prize. In addition, the business […]

USD 3.5 Million Funding Boost for African's Sustainable Cooling Centre
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USD 3.5 Million Funding Boost for African’s Sustainable Cooling Centre

The new Africa Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES) has taken a major step forward in Rwanda with a $3.5 (£2.4 million) million funding boost. The UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) earmarked this contribution for the Centre’s design and technology kit-out, supporting the work of British universities (Birmingham, […]