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October 5th, 2015 / East African Business Week

thumb.aspxUgandan fruit farmer Eric Kaduru, whose company KadAfrica encourages and supports young people in taking up fruit farming, has won the 2015 Yara Prize, which recognizes outstanding contributions to African agriculture. “Africa needs to do more to foster entrepreneurial agriculture and the interests of women and youth in agriculture,” said Yara CEO and president Svein Tore Holsether. “More smallholder-oriented policy changes are needed to meet growth and poverty alleviation targets in rural areas.” Read more