Ghana: Entrepreneur builds business by turning cocoa waste into organic fertiliser
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Ghana: Entrepreneur builds business by turning cocoa waste into organic fertiliser

Through observation skills and an innate interest in understanding the science behind things, Ghanaian entrepreneur Akwasi Osei-Bobie Ansah found the building blocks for a profitable business idea. “I heard farmers talking about declining yields, even with excessive use of inorganic fertilisers. As I had a science background, I figured the soil might be acidic; so…

Eight agribusiness and food opportunities in Africa worth pursuing in 2021
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Eight agribusiness and food opportunities in Africa worth pursuing in 2021

Here are eight agribusiness and food opportunities, as highlighted by top entrepreneurs and investors. 1. Growing blueberries in Ethiopia for the export market. The cultivation of blueberries is one of the biggest agricultural opportunities in Ethiopia, according to Nuradin Osman, founder and CEO of Grosso Foods, an Africa-focused agribusiness company with its headquarters in the…