On 29th November, Proudly Made in Africa called on the British Government to maintain trade deals with Africa post-Brexit.
Dublin, 14 October 2016 The Board of Value Added in Africa (VAA) today announced the appointment of Vikki Brennan as Director as of 7 November 2016.
We are showcasing our range of Proudly Made in Africa awarded products at the SFFF 2016 in London. We're at stand V.93 and will be there until September 6. Come visit us!
In light of recent public concern in Ireland in relation to the governance of charities, Value Added in Africa wishes to offer transparency on its operations and finance.
Conall O’Caoimh, Founding Director of Value Added in Africa (VAA), will be transitioning his role from daily operations to a more strategic focus, joining the Board of Trustees as of autumn 2016.
Madécasse will hit 267 Sainsbury's shelves across the UK in the coming weeks and Sweets and Snacks World have written about the up and coming launch.
Madécasse applies fair trade principles throughout the entire chocolate making process and works with local cocoa farmers and communities to provide training, jobs, infrastructure and equipment.
The Huffington Post have published a very interesting article on the levels of innovation by those living and working in Africa. The articles argues this innovation defys the stagnant sterotypes that plague African development.
Czech graphic design company Wipf AG have developed new stand up pouches for Azuris mango slices through the SAVE FOOD initiative. This is a collaborative venture between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Messe Düsseldorf GmbH against global food loss and waste.
Mail and Guardian Africa have written an article on how Africa's coffee market may grow despite a decline in cost being experienced in other coffee producing regions such as Columbia. Very interesting read for those interested in their coffee and African growth!
"The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) began operations in 2008 bringing together buyers and sellers to trade produce such as coffee and sesame seeds, while assuring both parties timely delivery of payments and produce."
How We Made It In Africa have covered a piece on the Ethopian Commodity Exchange which is very interesting for those interested in buisness in Africa.