Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Africa investor Agribusiness Investment Awards

September 1, 2010. Casablanca, Durban, Nairobi, Lagos, Beijing, London; 31 August 2010: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment research and communications group, announced the winners of its prestigious 2010 Africa investor Agribusiness Investment Awards to the global agribusiness investment community.

The Awards are the first of their kind to formally recognise Africa’s agribusiness players who are changing the landscape for the continent’s agricultural sector by promoting innovative investments across the main agribusiness and finance sectors in Africa.

The Awards winners represent some of the most important institutions within Africa’s agribusiness industry. The Africa investor Agro-Processing Initiative of the Year category was awarded to NestlĂ© and the Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs and Rural Development, KwaZulu-Natal, while Biofuels Initiative of the Year went to the Presidential Initiative on Banana Industrial Development, for their innovative technology and effective application of bio-gas programmes in Uganda.