Agro Boye/Trade Hub Partnership to Increase Production of Key Crops in Senegal, Support Food Security

Photo caption: Women picking up potatoes from a harvest in Dagana, Saint Louis.   September 21, 2021   Through a $1.1 million co-investment grant from the USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub (Trade Hub), Senegal-based agribusiness firm Agro Boye will increase its production capacity of horticultural products, helping to reduce food insecurity and import-dependency… […]

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Trade Hub Awards 494 Million Naira to Tomato Jos to Bolster Nigerian Farmers’ Productivity and Resilience

Photo Caption: Tomato Jos crop weeding photo: Smallholder farmers within Tomato Jos’ maize outgrower program in Kaduna State weed their plots.   September 3, 2021   Abuja, Nigeria—The USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub (Trade Hub) has awarded a 494 million naira ($1.2 million) co-investment grant to Tomato Jos Farming and Processing Limited (Tomato… […]

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U.S. Government and 3 Senegalese companies co-invest $9.9 million to create jobs and build new markets to recover from COVID-19 restrictions

Biosene staff packaging products. The USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub awarded co-investment grants totaling $1.43 (780 million in francs CFA) across three promising Senegalese companies—the online fresh-grocery delivery Club Tiossane and two women-led food companies, Biosene and Enterprise Aissatou Gaye (EAG). The investments will help these businesses meet market demands, create employment and… […]

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Trade Hub Co-Investment Partnership with PYXERA Global to Bolster Agricultural Systems in Nigeria and Strengthen Food Security

Smallholder farmers in Nigeria’s Kano State at a tomato nursery demonstration offered through a past PYXERA Global-led project. Through its new West Africa Agriculture Resilience Program, PYXERA Global will now build the capacities of rice, maize, and soybean farmers through ongoing training.   Through the West Africa Agriculture Resilience Program, 10,000 smallholders will increase crop… […]

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Trade Hub and OCP Africa Bridge Access to Fertilizers for 74,450 Farmers in Nigeria

Enhanced with top-of-the-line equipment, the fertilizer blending plant facility under construction in Kaduna State will be able to produce 120 metric tons per hour of customized blends for various crops.   The USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub (Trade Hub) has awarded a $1.4 million co-investment grant to OCP Africa Fertilizers Nigeria Limited (OCP Africa), a leader in… […]

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Tech-Driven Agriculture Services to Boost Incomes of 50,000 Farmers in Nigeria

  Abuja, NIGERIA—Building on its work to boost food security in Nigeria through technology-driven agricultural services, Thrive Agric has launched an ambitious 1-year project to support 50,000 smallholder farmers growing rice, maize, and soybean. As part of its commitment to strengthening agricultural value chains in the country, including for these three staple crops, the USAID-funded… […]

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Trade Hub Partnership with Adefunke Desh Nigeria to Ensure Quality Grains, Support Farmers’ Incomes, and Feed Nigeria’s Growing Population

Through the co-investment partnership, both Adefunke Desh and the Trade Hub will build on their work of supporting women working in the agricultural sector, including female rice farmers and distributors.   Abuja, NIGERIA—Through a $1.7 million co-investment from the USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Development Hub, Adefunke Desh Nigeria (ADN), an agribusiness specializing in the… […]

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