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agribusiness

  1. AGRICULTURE conducted as a large-scale capitalist business enterprise.
  2. economic activities closely related to or directly dependent on agriculture, including the production of producer goods for agriculture (e.g. farm machinery, fertilizers) as well as the sale of agricultural produce as food and raw materials.
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Surveys have proven trust is one of the biggest issues farmers have with agribusinesses, specifically when it comes to data collection, use and ownership.
VALUE4HER has launched a call for women-led agribusinesses in southern and eastern Africa to register for an agribusiness intelligence network targeting women-led agribusinesses.
The Albania Agribusiness Support Facility is addressing this challenge by improving access to finance for local agribusinesses through dedicated credit lines or by sharing the risk of lending to the agribusiness sector.
These actions are crucial in helping agribusinesses confront structural change in the industry (Goldsmith & Gow, 2005).
By focusing on key elements of the food production and distribution value chain, enabling the business of agriculture hopes to promote regulatory systems that enable sustainable and inclusive agribusinesses to take root and thrive, stated World Bank first edition of enabling the business of agriculture.
The first question to be answered is: "How is competitiveness defined and measured?" The second question to be answered is: "How competitive is the South African agribusiness sector globally?" The third question that needs to be examined is: "What are the key success factors and what are the main constraints impacting on the competitiveness of the South African agribusinesses sector?" The fourth question to be considered is: "How favourable is the decision-making environment in which South African agribusinesses operates?" Knowing the state of competitiveness and the factors impacting on competitiveness the last question can be answered: "How can the competitiveness of the South African agribusiness sector be enhanced?" (I.e.
Some critics wonder whether the groundswell of public outrage at the "big three" problems (genetic engineering, irradiated food, and municipal sewer sludge fertilizer) may be exactly what some agribusinesses want.
The bank aims to enhance access to finance for local agribusinesses by providing dedicated credit lines to Albanian banks and microfinance institutions or by sharing with them the risk of lending to the agribusiness sector.
The World Bank in a report, "Growing Africa: Unlocking the Potential of Agribusiness", says that Africa's farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030, a three-fold increase from the current size of the market which is estimated to be worth $313 billion.
The EBRD aims to enhance access to finance for local agribusinesses by providing dedicated credit lines to Albanian banks and microfinance institutions or by sharing with them the risk of lending to the agribusiness sector.
DTN releases DTN MarketSpace-an online grain marketing solution linking agriculture producers and agribusinesses to more efficiently buy and sell grain.