CARI at the AGRF 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda – Collaboration and partnership for working towards rice self-sufficiency in Africa

In recent years, Africa and the continent’s economies have shown signs of progress, which has led to improvements of livelihoods of millions of people. Nevertheless, Africa’s agricultural sector is required to not only keep pace with the economic development, but more rapidly and sustainably grow, produce higher yields, contribute to food security, deliver increased incomes, […]

Policy matters! – No business without the State

Agriculture is Africa’s big potential for economic growth. Many private businesses want to use it, but Ghana’s former President John Agyekum Kufuor says they will need a strong partner: the state. Find the full interview and article “No business without the state” in the web magazine of “Eine Welt ohne Hunger” (A World without Hunger) by Joseph […]

E-Agriculture Pitch – CARI unites local start-ups and the rice sector

In order to find a local Start-up to develop an ICT based solution, CARI hosted a successful E-Agriculture Pitch in Abuja on March 8, 2018. The event was set up in collaboration with the GIZ project “Make IT” and Ventures Platform. Several promising Nigerian start-ups participated. During the event, each start-up had the chance to present their […]

CARI phase 2

We are happy to announce, that the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has commissioned CARI for a second phase. We are very much looking forward to continue our successful work in Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania.

Second CARI-BRIA Exchange Visit to Thailand

Rice is one of the leading food crops in the world, representing not only a vital part of the individual’s nutrition in every-day life, but also a great revenue potential for African as well as Asian economies as a whole. Although great efforts have been made to strengthen African rice production in order to meet […]