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Zambian agriculture business launches $81 mln farmer financing scheme
Zambian agriculture business launches $81 mln farmer financing scheme
Zambia’s African Green Resources (AGR) on Sunday launched an $81 million financing programme under which the company and its partners will provide farm supplies and technology to farmers in exchange for grain. As part of broader plans by AGR to invest $150 million in Zambia for projects including a 50 megawatt solar farm and irrigation dam, AGR will target 120 commercial farmers and 250,000 small and middle farmers with the new programme to boost food security in Zambia and the surrounding region, chairman Zuneid Yousuf said in a statement.

Nespresso Signs MOU to Help Develop Coffee in Mozambique
Nespresso Signs MOU to Help Develop Coffee in Mozambique
Nespresso has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique for a project designed to develop approximately 1,000 hectares of land for coffee cultivation while protecting some 5,000 more for healthy rain forest.