Twenty farms, cooperatives and processing companies have been selected for the BIO4Africa business development programme, which begins this month.
Empowerment of women farmers is an urgent task in Sub-Saharan Africa, where women represent 50% of the agricultural work force.
Quality and safety assurance is the final task before the new HTC reactor can go into operation, say BIO4Africa partners from IHE Delft and UASZ
Can a four-year project make a sustainable impact? BIO4Africa’s twin project DIVAGRI has developed a sustainability monitoring framework.
One of the flagship technologies of the BIO4Africa project, the green biorefinery is the first of its kind on African soil.
Field testing of bio-based technologies is underway at the BIO4Africa test sites. Now attention has turned to building sustainable business models.
BIO4Africa partners from Africa and Europe had their first opportunity to meet face-to-face at the third project meeting hosted by KRC in Uganda.
Pyrolysis for biochar production is a key technology in the BIO4Africa project. Here, BIO4Africa partner Celignis takes a look at the properties of biochar…
The BIO4Africa site in Senegal prepares to test HTC for hydrochar production. An invasive wetland weed – typha – is the feedstock.
BIO4Africa has completed a fruitful first year. Bio-based technologies are now ready for testing in circular agri-food systems
Farmers need capital to invest in bio-based solutions. Here are the programmes that could provide it.
Four workshops have completed BIO4Africa’s exploratory phase, setting the scene for technology rollout
Can banana leaf protein increase cows’ milk production? And will piglets thrive on the whey side-stream of protein extraction? Grassa’s green biorefinery i…
BIO4Africa maps farm residues that could become new high-value products for smallholder farmers
BIO4Africa presents an impressive line-up of bio-based technologies in its online catalogue
The BIO4Africa survey of smallholder farmers has mapped needs, challenges and opportunities
Project partners have identified local needs and the bio-based technologies that can turn farm residues into new high-value products.
We are creating a catalogue of technologies with potential for being successfully adapted and transferred to different contexts across rural Africa.