Grants application from U.S. African Development Foundation open

The U.S. African Development Foundation invites proposals for grant financing and local support, from African enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups with innovative solutions that extend their own capabilities to increase revenues, create jobs, improve farmer incomes, and achieve sustainable market-based growth. Maximum award US $250,000 Proposals will only be accepted from registered agricultural cooperatives, small-scale producer groups, and agricultural processors

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Supports Gambia’s Agriculture With US $ 17.5 Million Syndicated Murabaha Financing

The Facility will be used to support the agriculture sector in Gambia through the import of inputs (fertilizers) and the purchase of Agricultural Produce The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (, member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group (, signed on November 29, 2017 with the Government of The Gambia a syndicated Murabaha financing Agreement in an amount

Who Fed Kenya in August 2017. The Perspective of an African Woman Trader

August 2017 started with a lot of uncertainty due to fears of post-election violence in Kenya.  The announcement of the presidential results directly affected the East Africa cross border trade.  With Kenya going back to the ballot box after the nullification of the presidential election by Kenya’s Supreme Court, regional trade will be affected.  Kenya was the month’s leading net importer