Category Archives: Resources

How to pitch and get funded

A pitch is a presentation by one or more people to  prospective investors. Its purpose is to; maximize an opportunity at-hand, grab your audience’s attention and leave them wanting to know more, to tell a story, to share your passion for your business opportunity, to share your personality, to communicate the confidence you have in your business and to set

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Crops, Browse and Pollinators in Africa: An Initial Stock-taking

Pollination is an ecosystem service that is key to food security. Pollinators are essential for many fruit and vegetable crops. In agriculture, especially amongst pollen-limited crops, promoting pollination services is a means of increasing productivity without resorting to expensive agricultural inputs of pesticides or herbicides. Indeed, pollination services are most likely underpinning productivity in many crops without farmers even recognising

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Increasing productivity in dairy production

East Africa has great potential for a thriving dairy sector that produces high volumes of milk through relatively simple improvements in production and processing systems. One condition for a thriving dairy industry is increased productivity, a topic that is high on the agenda of Dairy CoP members. This Business Bulletin addresses several of the actions dairy entrepreneurs may take to

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