Latest News Agribusiness


21/09/2020 at 16h53, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Compagnie Fruitière supports CDC to revive the Cameroonian banana business

Compagnie Fruitière and the Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC) have agreed on a project to replant...


17/09/2020 at 17h47, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Muthukumar Neelamani takes Olam chairmanship in Côte d’Ivoire

The group’s current CFO will preside over the Ivorian subsidiary’s board of directors.


15/09/2020 at 12h17, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Abbas Jaber expected back in Yaounde to progress Sodecoton proposal

The Advens boss, a 30% shareholder in Sodecoton via Geocoton, is appealing to the Cameroonian government...


08/09/2020 at 20h04, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Executive Management

06/09/2020 at 10h20, by Estelle Maussion

Behind the scenes at Nestlé in Africa

Mauricio Alarcon took the reins as head of Nestlé’s Central and West Africa division on 1 September....


03/09/2020 at 21h23, by Amadou Oury Diallo

Chinese peanut exports delay Sonacos recovery

Beijing’s appetite for Senegalese seeds has put the country’s oil mills in difficulty. Sonacos, the leading...


02/09/2020 at 17h09, by Gaëlle Arenson

SODECO preparing for new cotton campaign in Benin

As bidding gets under way for the supply of fertilisers to the country’s booming cotton sector, Jeune...


28/08/2020 at 19h21, by Aurélie Benoit

SIPH (SIFCA/Michelin) preparing for €280m investment programme

West Africa’s number one rubber producer is seeking financing from several institutions eight months...


24/08/2020 at 09h21, by Valentin Grille

ENSafrica conducting the sale of Tiger Brands’ meat subsidiary

The South African food giant is negotiating a deal for its packaged meat subsidiary, which has depreciated...


24/07/2020 at 17h25, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Poly-Hondone Pelagic FisherY Co accused of failing to meet obligations of $100m contract in Mauritania

A parliamentary report implicates the Chinese company accused of going back on terms of 2010 fisheries...


23/07/2020 at 17h55, by Aurélie Benoit

Seaboard Corporation leadership escapes the Breskys

The U.S. family sees former CEO Steven Bresky’s right-hand man take the helm of the agribusiness giant.

Executive Management

16/07/2020 at 17h31, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Elloumi Group: family first

More than ever, the Elloumi group is relying on its almost exclusively family-run management to weather...

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