agribusiness

September 24, 2020 - Marlynne Hopper

Future-proofing safe trade now urgent for developing countries

COVID-19 is highlighting the interconnectedness of agri-food trade; and work needs to be done to mobilise action to build safe food systems

August 18, 2020 -

Launching a small business, leveraging trade fairs

Biruktawit Begashaw started her own export company, Qine Trading, five years ago in Addis Ababa. Her business got a boost after attending Gulfood in Dubai, sponsored through Ethiopia’s Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Enhanced Integrated Framework.

August 18, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

Focusing on export development, Ethiopia’s small businesses seeing success

For a new business owner, one international trade fair got things rolling

July 16, 2020 - Sophia Gnych

COVID-19 and the seed sector: How countries are navigating challenges

OECD’s Seed Schemes are working to protect food systems globally, with important benefits for least developed countries

June 15, 2020 - Violeta Gonzalez, Houria Djoudi

Protecting trees, empowering women, ensuring incomes – suggestions for a just shea story

How to ensure the women who collect shea benefit from being part of the global marketplace

May 14, 2020 -

Small business owner in Ethiopia sees a future in ag products

Tewodros Yilma of Alpha Trading in Ethiopia discusses his business processing and exporting agricultural products, the role of trade fairs and his plans for the future.

May 14, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

For this Ethiopian exporter, the future is in food

Finding new buyers and tapping new markets, harnessing agriculture’s potential

December 17, 2019 - Deanna Ramsay

David Laborde: Addressing the nexus of food security, trade tensions and developing economies, where are we now?

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Senior Research Fellow discusses agriculture-based economies and how the current US-China trade situation is affecting the world’s poor

August 19, 2019 - Deanna Ramsay

In Uganda, enterprises bringing sensibility – and scents – to their development

Government plus grassroots combo laying foundations for MSME success

July 30, 2019 - Deanna Ramsay

Samuel Musoke: Cultivating one’s business while nurturing others in Uganda

In Masaka, mobilizing and educating the small enterprises that need it most

June 06, 2019 - Cornelius Gregg, Bolormaa Tumurchudur Klok, Milagros Lazo Castro

In Malawi, bolstering youth and women’s employment through sectoral skills strategies

Skills strategies can provide a bridging mechanism to enable disadvantaged groups such as youth and women to gain from international trade.

August 29, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Comoros in bloom

Island nation focusing on its unique, specialty plant life to kick start economic growth

July 23, 2018 -

Strengthening inclusive agribusiness for export growth

Inclusive and sustainable agribusiness value chains can provide one of the highest returns on investment in terms of growth, poverty reduction, pro-poor employment, and women's economic empowerment in LDCs.