Archive | October 16, 2012

South Africa: Boost for Women Farmers

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has set a target of establishing 15 000 smallholder producers, with a particular focus on women. Commemorating International Rural Women’s Day on Monday, 15 October 2012, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson urged the nation to celebrate the determination of rural women in their contribution to food […]

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New Mobile App Sows Seeds Of Hope For Tanzania?s Rural Farmers

SEACOM has provided funding towards the development and piloting of a new Swahili and English language application for farmers in Tanzania. This falls in line with SEACOM?s commitment towards fostering the use of ICT for economic development across Africa. The Mobile-based application is developed by Dar es Salaam-based application services provider Nuru Infocomm and empowers […]

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Vast scope for India-Africa SME cooperation

? India and Africa have immense scope for cooperation in sectors such as the small and medium enterprises (SMEs), agriculture, finance, and tourism, said the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia in New Delhi on Tuesday. ?As Africa moves towards more rapid industrialization, there is a growing recognition that small, medium and […]

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