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“Will I be able to exhibit in the different exhibitions”?

As a membership organization our major interest is member satisfaction, and members participating in many of these in the various chapters have exceeded their expectation. Many times while participating in exhibitions, potential members approach the designated place and ask! “How will I benefit if I pay my membership.”? My face beams with pride as I answer back, “You will actually

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Honey Week 22nd- 26th August, 2017 in Kampala, Uganda

Africa Agribusiness Academy supports entrepreneurs through capacity building. Through trainings depending on member needs, linkages to markets and finance, AAA ensures members’ growth. AAA also provides a platform for networking in the five sector desks of Honey, Fruits and Vegetables, Dairy, Poultry and Agri- Inputs. A one day training for AAA members in the honey business was carried out by

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Hortinet Benefits from AAA trainings and networking platforms

According to Merriam-Webster’s definition of a success story, a success story is “a story of a person who rises to fortune, acclaim, or brilliant achievement”. Africa Agribusiness Academy, in her mission statement aims to foster innovation and growth for Small and Medium Agribusiness Enterprises in Africa, with the hope that member company’s rise to fortune and brilliant achievement. AAA has

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AAA Uganda at the Jinja Agricultural Trade Fair Show 17th-23rd July, 2017

The National Agricultural and Trade Fair Show in Jinja, is a leading exhibition ground in Uganda. It combines Agriculture and Trade sectors which sets a platform for displaying and identifying innovations. These innovations are made by local and foreign companies through improved technologies for better production, marketing and poverty eradication. This year the trade fair focus was on climate smart

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Launch of the Agro-Tourism Institute at Busaino Fruit Trees & Herbs

Busaino fruit trees and herbs, a company owned by Ms. Judith Bakirya, member and Country chairperson for AAA Uganda Chapter launched a National Agro-Tourism Institute in Jinja on the 5th July, 2017 under the theme “Herbs for Animals, Crops and Human Wellbeing.” The major objective of launching Busaino Agro-Tourism Institute was to bring together multiple stakeholders in agro-tourism and to

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Africa Agribusiness Academy (TZ) extends its wings by partnering with Global Communities

AAA’s mission, which is to foster innovation and growth of Small and Medium Enterprises cuts across the mission of Global Communities’ AIMS (Agribusiness Investment for Market Stimulation) program; which provides financing and training to small and medium sized agribusinesses. The AIMS program runs in Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi. For this reason, both organizations have joined in partnership to deliver the

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Dairy Sector Desk members participate in Dairy Value Chain Training and B2B in Kenya

SMEs play a critical role in economic development in Africa and around the world. We see SMEs often being the key driver in creating employment, strengthening and expanding the private sector, and increasing per capita GDP. Africa Agribusiness Academy (AAA) understands this very well and this explains why it’s committed to walk the journey with Agribusiness Entrepreneurs. AAA encourage and

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Blantyre BC Revived

“If you want to go quick, go alone but if you want to go far go with someone.” This phrase is used extensively but only takes a great leader to produce the results. Blantyre BC, since the opening of the new country chapter, AAA Malawi, in August 2015, has struggled with membership and has experienced challenges with leadership. On 27

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