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For the new generation of farmers, it's 'business unusual'

21 Mar 2017

A panel session during the Young Africa Works Summit held in Kigali, Rwanda. Photo by: The MasterCard FoundationAbisola Adedigba, 25, recently found one of her old kindergarten books, in which readers had to match names of professions to the correct illustration.

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Five exciting reasons why you should start a business in Africa’s agribusiness industry… now!

28 Mar 2017

When most people think of agriculture in Africa, images of poor and overworked farmers with crude tools on a rural farm readily come to mind. Many, especially young Africans, still think that agribusiness is a poor man’s occupation. Nowadays everybody wants a white-collar office job in the city. Agribusiness is hardly on anyone’s mind.