Investment Stories

July 23, 2021 / News

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...
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July 22, 2021 / News

U.S. Government Investment in Ghana’s Upper West Region Tackles Poverty Among Subsistence Farmers

Warc Ghana’s agronomist, Augustine, inspects the fields of farmers in the Bono East region who have utilized the company’s service...
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June 21, 2021 / Stories

Trade Hub Helps Cashew Processors in Côte d’Ivoire Score Lucrative Contracts with U.S. Wholesaler

(l–r) Regis Ouattara, the Trade Hub’s Regional Partnership Officer, and Swaroop Khandagale, Managing Director of Bluestar Direct, visited with Sarata...
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June 11, 2021 / News

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...
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June 10, 2021 / News

West Africa Positioned as Major Cashew Nut Exporter Through U.S. Government Investments  

After every cashew harvest season in Ghana, Red River Foods Ghana provides a bonus payment to cashew farmers to help...
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June 10, 2021 / News

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...
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May 31, 2021 / Stories

Webinar for Women-led Businesses Educates on Exporting Duty-Free to the United States

By Chaz Kyser   West African women seeking to do business beyond their borders gained special insight during a May...
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May 31, 2021 / News

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...
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Media interviewing the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, after the WACOT Rice launch event
May 20, 2021 / News

U.S. Ambassador Joins Kebbi Governor to Launch New Partnership with WACOT Rice to Improve Food Security

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard speaks to journalists and stakeholders present at the launch of the co-investment partnership...
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May 11, 2021 / News

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...
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