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!

Issue 1
Abundance Wholesome Foods, South Africa

Since the lockdown started in South Africa, Abundance Wholesome Foods, an online fresh food store, has had to streamline its activities, but declined to shut down operations. When the lockdown was announced, customers reached out to highlight the importance of the service provided by Abundance an...

My Burnt Orange, Nigeria

Operating as a small B2B food business fulfilling speciality orders for FMCGs and other organizations was working well for My Burnt Orange. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has led to customers shutting their doors and My Burnt Orange has shifted its focus to content development. The Founder and Ma...

Advancing Local Dairy Development in Nigeria (ALDDN)

The Advancing Local Dairy Development in Nigeria (ALDDN) programme aims to catalyze a vibrant local dairy sector in an inclusive way that improves the livelihoods, productivity, nutrition, and empowerment of smallholder women dairy farmers and the communities in which they live. Between 2020...

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