COVID-19 and Agri-food Businesses in Africa

Stories of resilience, innovation and impacts from agri-food businesses across Africa in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic!

Dripsol Company, Kenya

Dripsol Company supplies customized drip irrigation kits that enable farming all year round without relying on the unpredictable rains. The Dripsol team strives to solve farmers’ problems and this has motivated David Githae, the Founder of the company, an...

Soilless Farm Lab, Nigeria

Soilless Farm Lab (SFL) is focused on tackling SDGs 1, 2, 3, 6, and 13 using technology, maximizing food production in the laboratory, and training others in soilless farming. Although SFL has been unable to provide its farm set-up services due to the...

Shambapro Limited, Rwanda

Shambapro Limited is an ag-tech company that provides farmers with access to quality farm inputs. Via its online platform, farmers can search, order and pay for farm inputs by Mobile money and have their purchase delivered to them anywhere in Rwanda. Initi...

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We believe it is important to highlight the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the agriculture and food sector as well as the positive and innovative ways entrepreneurs across the sector are pushing on through these hard times.