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On the 25th of April 2018 at the Bouchout Castle Meise, 30 selected African Diaspora Entrepreneurs took part in the African Diaspora Agro Food Forum. This event was organized by The Food Bridge vzw in partnership with the BigPicnic Project, Africe Europe Faith and Justice Network, Paepard and the Meise Botanic Garden Belgium.

The participants had insightful discussions about the potentials and challenges for African Entrepreneurs in the Agro Food sector.  The themes discussed in the panels were African Diaspora Food Market, African Diaspora Investment in the agro food sector and scientific innovations for the agro food sector. A full report of the event will be out soon.

 

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Our partners Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs, organized the grand finale of the 2018 African Diaspora Projects Initiative - Sustech4Africa competition. We thank all the African Diasporans who participated in this year's call for projects, bootcamp and training. 

We are happy to announce the winners-

Project of the year is from Zilipa Nyirabyago - a circular economy based social project in Rwanda, supporting rural farmers to grow mushrooms on coffee waste and using the waste from mushrooms as compost for farming.

Oceane Vildeuil of LUM ARTEMISSA is second, with a project supporting local communities in RDC to grow Artemissa for consumption against malaria. She also won the public vote.

Orban de Xivry and his team from Solarly have the third project chosen. Their project supplying green energy to rural communities in Cameroun impressed the judges.

 

A cross section of the audience (below) at OH business lounge Leuven Belgium

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The Helping Hand Project

In collaboration with Kwabre Ne Sekyere Belgium,Mfantesman vzw,Voice of Women International, Kente FM and other African organizations, we are organizing "The Helping Hand project",is an action started in 2016, aimed at feeding the homeless in the Brussels area. We are in need of volunteers to help with the cooking, packing and distribution of food to the homeless and needy. We are also still looking for sponsors for this project. We do not accept funds but prefer sponsorship in the form of donations of desired food items, food packaging materials. if you are interested in giving a helping hand, contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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