Daily Archives : 12th June 2014

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Blumberg Grain Joins The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA)

Blumberg Grain, a global leader in food safety and security, has joined The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), the leading trade organization developing and strengthening business relationships between the United States and Africa, it was announced on 10th June. Said…

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South Africa’s food sector stuck in a low growth cycle

The low economic growth environment in South Africa is putting local food value chains under increasing pressure, it was announced on 9th June. This is according to Herman Marais, managing partner at Agri-Vie, a Food & Agribusiness private equity investment…

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World Bank Lowers Projections

Developing countries are headed for a year of disappointing growth, as first quarter weakness in 2014 has delayed an expected pick-up in economic activity, according to the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report, released on 10th June.  Bad weather…

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East Africa: the darling of phase two economic developments?

African economic development over the past decade has been remarkable, with Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy lauded as one of the fastest growing regions in the world.  But, thanks to a significant lack of infrastructure, phase two of the continents’ economic transformation…

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