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Posted by | 12th December 2017
Transforming plastic waste to build up Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is one of the poorest countries in the world and struggling with many challenges. Plastic pollution is one of them. Plastic waste contributes to regular flooding, causing the outbreak of...

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Posted by | 10th December 2017
Blue Harvest Ghana: seaweed for sale

fishing communities along the republic’s coastline are struggling with water pollution and deteriorating fishing conditions, due in part to the aquatic plant’s rampant growth. Blue Harvest saw a business opportunity in collecting...

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Posted by | 10th December 2017
Mutima Farm Ltd: hydro- and aquaponic farming in Rwanda

These young people face high rates of unemployment, but don’t see agriculture as a viable business or employment opportunity. As a result, the nation’s population of farmers is aging and unable to keep...

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Posted by | 10th December 2017
On Point: streamlining intercity transport in Ghana

By bus, or by plane for that matter, is an ordeal. You have to buy a ticket in person days in advance at the bus station or, in the case...

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Posted by | 10th December 2017
SESEA: Could hemp be the catalyst for a bio-based economy in Africa?

As the crop can be grown simultaneously with other crops it generates additional income for farmers. SESEA is going to export hemp fibers. Due to the optimal weather and soil conditions in Sierra Leone the...

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Posted by | 29th November 2017
Wanted: 40 businesses in the Netherlands looking to achieve growth for themselves and Africa

Young entrepreneurs in the Netherlands looking to do business with Africa can join in with a new initiative: Making Africa Work. This year, some 40 entrepreneurs will be given the...

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Posted by | 29th November 2017
PUM CEO Johan van de Gronden on BNR news radio about Making Africa Work

The launch of Making Africa Work did not go unnoticed in the media today. Johan van de Gronden, CEO of PUM Netherlands senior experts, was live on BNR news radio...

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Posted by | 29th November 2017
Successful First Training for Coaches

The first group of coaches that signed up with Making Africa Work got together last week for a successful first training session. The coaches will be working with one or...

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Posted by | 29th November 2017
Making Africa Work Inspiration Event

The Making Africa Work Inspiration Event was a big success with more than 130 people in attendance. The event took place at Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam last week. Doors...

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Posted by | 29th November 2017
Making Africa Work – Where Are We Now?

It has been several months since the official launch of Making Africa Work back in February. What has happened so far? In a nutshell: after loads of media attention and several interviews...

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