Friday
Jul 13
2012

AGOA and the Emerging African Market

When President Clinton signed the African Growth and Opportunity Act into law in 2000, he ushered in a new era of relations between the U.S. and the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. As a result of AGOA, the U.S. engagement on the continent is no longer solely predicated on a donor-recipient relationship...
Monday
Jul 09
2012

Soy Cooperative Brings Profits to Community

Kopama is a soybean production cooperative based in the Rwinkwavu sector, in Rwanda’s Eastern Province, that has benefited from improved inputs and training. Last season, Kopama, which has a total of 31 members (18 men and 13 women), produced soybean seeds on a plot of nine hectares, from which they harvested nearly 20,000 kilograms of soy. This dramatically...