AGRA partners Aceli to enhance capital flows for SMEs in agriculture sector

AFRICA – Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has announced a partnership with Aceli Africa, a market incentive facility, to enhance capital flows for SMEs in the agriculture sector and support a financially inclusive agricultural transformation across Africa. AGRA and Aceli have signed a letter of intent committing to jointly work together to test and scale up innovations that substantially drive down the cost and risk of financing SMEs in the agriculture space. “AGRA firmly believes that it is vital to unlock the potential of SMEs for agricultural…

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Microsoft partners with AGRA to digitize agriculture in Sub Saharan countries

KENYA – US software giant Microsoft has entered a Memorandum of Understanding with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to co-create technology solutions in agriculture. The collaboration between Microsoft through its 4Afrika initiative will support AGRA’s digital transformation as it works to improve food security for 30 million farming households across 11 countries by 2021. The MoU aims to encourage the use of big data and AI in the digital transformation of AGRA, working with the Kenyan government and expanding to Nigeria, Rwanda, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi…

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AGRA launches Deal Room initiative to spearhead investments in Uganda’s agribusiness sector

UGANDA – Alliance of a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has launched an agribusiness initiative dubbed Deal Room, seeking to facilitate ease in financing access, mentorship and market entry solutions by Entrepreneurs. It also seeks to create opportunities for government to present investment opportunities, promote incentives and engage with interested investors to discuss bottlenecks, reports Daily Monitor. Dr John Jagwe, the Agra country manager, said the Deal Room, will allow Ugandans to pitch investment ideas with the aim of attracting investments. Dr Jagwe also said, Agra is working with other agencies led…

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