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Releaf Raises $4.2 Million To Develop And Scale Technology Solutions For The Oil Palm Sector

Startups

Sept. 15, 2021, 2:42 p.m.

Releaf, a Nigerian agritech startup has raised a total of $4.2 million in funding —a $2.7 million seed round and a $1.5 million grant to support the development and scaling of technology solutions for the oil palm sector.

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Ghanaian Startup ViFarms Is Creating Market Access For Smallholder Pig Farmers

Startups

June 23, 2021, 10:10 a.m.

The IMO is an innovative and effective method of rearing pigs. A lot of farmers are used to the traditional method of pig farming but the IMO eliminates odours, prevents pollution, reduces feeding and medication costs, and enhances the richness of the pigs’ manure. One can even have a pig farm in a residential area if they leverage the IMO, except the noises they make will be the only concerning thing for the residents”.

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Akofresh Rolls Out Its Online Marketplace For Fresh Farm Produce And Focuses On Storing Them

Startups

June 21, 2021, 12:07 p.m.

"In the future, maybe next year, we are looking at bridging the gap between farmers and access to markets. A portion of our website will serve as a medium for connecting farmers to ready markets.”

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UN WFP Innovation Challenge 2021 Launched For African Startups

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May 18, 2021, 10:26 a.m.

African startups can now apply for the World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Challenge 2021. Launched by the United Nations., the challenge will support and scale up innovators with solutions that will end global hunger, achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal Two.

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Nigeria’s Farm365 Is Providing A Reliable Market To Sell Farm Produce Even Before Harvest.

Startups

May 4, 2021, 11:18 a.m.

Founded by AbdulAziz Kabir, the Farm365 platform is a vegetable and fruit box delivery marketplace that sources quality farm produce directly from rural farmers and sells in urban areas through its last-mile delivery.

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Ghana’s Agritech Startup, Complete Farmer Launches New End-to-End Platform To Add Value To The Agricultural Chain

Startups

March 23, 2021, 2:29 a.m.

Ghana’s agritech startup, Complete Farmer, has announced the launch of a new digital platform that will add value to the agricultural chain by putting an end to challenges faced by food growers and buyers. It is scheduled to release next month.

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