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Africa Agribusiness Academy (AAA) Growing Agripreneurs for Sustainable Food Security

Agripreneurship refers to entrepreneurship in agriculture. Entrepreneurship is a concept that encompasses transforming an idea or vision into a “new business or new venture creation, or the expansion of an existing business, by an individual, a group, or an established business.” Agricultural companies increasingly have to adapt to the notions of the market, changing consumer habits, enhanced environmental regulations, new

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Profitable Broiler Production Training

“Broilers are a type of chicken breed for meat production; they grow very fast and attain market weight in under two months if fed on feed ration that support their genetic requirements,” Mr Serwanga Robert of Agrarian Systems stated. He took our members under the Poultry Sector Desk through the day 1 training, which took place on 21st    March 2017,

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AAA Attends AFIF, 15th – 16th February 2017

The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF), an annual business platform, started in 2005. Its aim is to encourage entrepreneurship and strengthen professional capacities, promote SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) growth and attract the right investments to Africa. Not wanting to miss its 360° experience, I, AAA Director, Mr. Farid Karama and Pan African Board Vice Chairman, Mr. Birungi Stephen

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Harvest Money Expo 17th-19th February 2017, Namboole

Since 2010, the New Vision has been providing farmers with information through its Harvest Money Pullout published every Tuesday which boosted many farmers’ dreams in commercializing their Agricultural Initiatives. With the information attained over the years and in an effort to reduce the gap between the suppliers of Agro based products and the farmers, they organized an exhibition where knowledge

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East West International Field Day

East West began in 1982 with the goal of blending European style seedsman ship with Asian tropical vegetables. They were convinced that by introducing intensive breeding programs to developing vegetable seed markets, the lives of farmers would improve while building a successful business. The East West Seed International Field Day this year 2017 took place on the 24th and 25th

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AAA STAFF MEET IN ENTEBBE

This year, January 2017 saw the AAA staff meet at Secretariat in Uganda. The staff, who work in different country offices namely; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Malawi gathered at J&M Hotel Bwebajja on 18th and 19th  January to sit and discuss the different issues affecting AAA both positively and negatively. On day one, the program engaged the staff

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Launching the AAA Members App

Dear Members, Readers, It’s my great pleasure to launch the AAA Members App to the AAA Family. It’s been an interesting, exciting and fulfilling journey. Following communications research in 2015 which showed the high demand for greater member communication, AAA embarked in 2016 on a process to develop this powerful new tool. First testing at the Roundtable in Kigali in

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Supporting African SMEs through Solid Partnerships

Following recent Food crises in most African countries and more specifically Kenya, we can unanimously agree that food security in Africa can and must be improved. The quickest and most efficient way to reach this is to support small holder farmers to feed themselves and produce marketable surpluses. Agricultural value chain development with a critical role for Small and Medium

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