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Source: Quantum Global Group |

New Angolan beverage plant approved for development

Grupo Sun Ocean Lda is a project in Angola’s beverage sector with capacity to produce, package and distribute juice, water and wine with significant capacity to contribute to positive economic and social impacts in Angola

UTIP investment agreement signed for Grupo Sun Ocean Lda. -a company formed by Sun Ocean Holdings Ltd., a local partner with extensive experience in the Angolan market, Envasadora de Bata S.A. (Embasa) to be financed by QG African Infrastructure 1 LP Grupo Sun Ocean Lda. to benefit from substantial synergies…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Food insecurity soars in conflict-ridden Democratic Republic of Congo

Around 7.7 million people require urgent humanitarian assistance, FAO and WFP warn

Amid rising violence and displacement in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 7.7 million people face acute hunger - a 30 percent increase over the last year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) warned today in a new report. According…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Drought-stricken herders in Ethiopia need urgent support

Pastoralist communities are facing huge losses of livestock

Supporting herders to get back on their feet and preventing further livestock losses and suffering are crucial in drought-hit Ethiopia where hunger has been on the rise this year, warned today the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Drought has devastated herders’ livelihoods as it exhausted pastures…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Nigeria Channels Assistance to Troubled Northeast Through WFP

As part of a US$100 million contribution to WFP’s Nigeria response, the United States will cover the associated costs of getting the donated rice to those displaced in the hardest-hit states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a donation of 5,000 metric tons of rice from the Government of Nigeria. This will help feed nearly half-a-million internally displaced people in the conflict-ravaged northeast of the country, where the threat of famine endures. WFP has already begun moving the…

Source: Marriott International, Inc. |

Beer We Go! Four Points Best Brews Around the World Brew Off Kicks Off International Beer Day

One of Marriott International’s Fastest Growing Hotel Brands Celebrates Beer Around the Globe –with Events to Take Place in New York City, Cancun, Kelowna, Melbourne, Nairobi and Barcelona

POINT 1: Four Points, a booming Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) hotel brand known for its love of beer, is embarking upon a global trip discovering the world’s Best Brews. The journey kicks off at the new Four Points Manhattan Midtown West on the eve of International Beer Day and…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Southern Africa pursues coordinated response to Avian Influenza outbreak

Countries urged to act quickly to exterminate the outbreak

The recent outbreaks of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), commonly referred to as the bird flu, are threatening the livelihood and food security status of millions of families in the region. If not tackled quickly, the HPAI outbreak impedes trade opportunities and will reverse the gains made in enhancing…

Source: Indorama Corporation |

Acting President (Vice President) Osinbajo Inaugurates 1.5 Billion USD Fertilizer Plant in Nigeria

The Plant has a production capacity of 4000 metric tons (MT) of nitrogenous fertilizers per day or 1.5 MT per annum

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo today in Port Harcourt inaugurated a giant world-class fertilizer plant, built by Indorama (www.Indorama.com) Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited at the cost of $1.5 billion. The acting President used the opportunity to remind all Nigerians that time has come for them to grow whatever they eat…

Source: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) |

WFP Welcomes Contribution from Italy for Emergency Food Assistance in Libya

This represents the second contribution made by Italy for WFP’s food assistance programme in Libya since 2016

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of €1 million (US$1.16 million) from the Government of Italy that will provide food assistance to tens of thousands of Libyans affected by the ongoing conflict since 2011. “We thank Italy for this generous contribution to WFP’s emergency operation…

Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co. KG
Source: Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co. KG |

4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa on 05 – 07 December 2017 in Accra

Producers of process & packaging technology seeing great chances for business in Ghana and the surrounding West African countries, official national pavilions have been confirmed by Algeria, Belarus, France and the Netherlands, in addition to leading exhibitors from 10 countries

Great chances for producers of process & packaging technology Official country pavilions from Algeria, Belarus, France and the Netherlands confirmed The German trade fair specialists fairtrade announce the 4th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa to take place on 05-07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in…