Whether for profit or social motives - and often both - an increasing number of investors are targeting opportunities in African agriculture. At the same time innovative approaches for deploying aid to support farming businesses linked to smallholders are emerging. This blog provides a snapshot of who is doing what, where and how.

6 May 2010

Plan to develop Southern Agriculture Corridor in Tanzania receives strong support at World Economic Forum

With the Agriculture Council of Tanzania and international partners, AgDevCo launched the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor Concept Note at the World Economic Forum in Dar es Salaam. The Concept Note received strong endorsement from President Kikwete and multinational companies as well as donor organisations including the UN and IFAD.