GHANA - Management of GhanaVeg, which seeks to improve and sustain vegetable productivity in Ghana, has launched the 2016 Ghana Vegetable Sector Business Opportunities Report at its Business platform meeting in Accra.
GHANA - Mr Gabriel Kwodwo Essilfie, the Chairman of Parliamentary Sub-Committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa, has said the World Bank has allotted funds to support the youth in vegetable production.
KENYA - Flower production has fallen by over 20 per cent due to rains that have been pounding Naivasha and its environs.
ETHIOPIA - Ethiopian Airlines (ET) has offered a discount to Ethiopian horticulture exporters using its cargo service.
RWANDA - Regional horticulture industry players have been challenged to embrace innovative approaches to increase production and satisfy the current market demand.
ZAMBIA - Shoprite says Zambians need to invest in the horticulture sector to save the country foreign exchange on imports.
KENYA - Kenya has inched closer to resuming avocado exports to South Africa, by creating pest-free areas for the growth of the crop.
RWANDA - Rwanda is counting on its robust horticulture industry to fetch at least $140 million (about Rwf105 billion) worth of export returns annually by 2020.
RWANDA - A Rwf 40 million horticulture training centre has been opened in Rulindo District as part of the efforts to improve the sector.
RWANDA - Irish potato farmers could soon start earning more from their produce, thanks to a new wholesale market that was inaugurated in Kigali on Tuesday.
KENYA - UK agro-based firm James Finlays is set to conclude the buyout of a cargo ground handling firm operating at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), seeking a route to efficiently export its products.
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