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Could precedent-setting partnership between British Red Cross and Aspuna Group signify the dawning of a new era for impact pioneering on food security? [London, England and Zambesi region, Namibia, 3 January 2022] Aspuna Group, the world’s first social impact asset...
Partnering for progress: the origin story of Aspuna Tanzania
When two impact focussed agri-processing businesses were introduced to each other by Cambridge University in 2019, little did they know that in 2021 they would not only be unlocking Tanzania’s abundant underutilised agricultural wealth, they would be enabling the domestic production of much needed COVID related sanitiser too…
When Atland Foods met Aspuna Group: changing the face of agro-processing in Nigeria
How, co-managed by a young female engineer with a community-building track record, Aspuna Nigeria is harvesting agro-processing innovations to address some of Nigeria's socio-economic challenges … When, in 2016, Mr Abdulhakeem Tijani set up Atland Foods in...
Press release: New Aspuna Group partnership enables Nigerian farming communities to take a stake in international trading structures
London, UK and Lagos, Nigeria, 18 January 2021: Aspuna Group, the world’s first social impact commodities business, has entered a trading partnership with The Aké Collective, a marketing and logistics agency committed to conscious food and farming. The current...
Press release: Aspuna Gambia welcomes 2021 apprentices
World’s first social impact trading business delivers on Gambian promise … (January 8th 2021, Duwasu Village, West Coast Region, The Gambia). Since launching its initial processing operation in The Gambia in 2017, Aspuna Group, the world’s first social impact...
Case study: Aspuna puts agri-processing in Gambia on the map
By putting agri-processing into the hands of farmers, Aspuna Gambia is helping to reduce unemployment, improve rural livelihoods, and increaseAfrica’s food security, whilst meeting international demand for gluten-free ingredients. Find out how …
From Subsistence Farming to Mass Production: Tekki Fii Links Young Cassava Farmers to International Processing Firm Aspuna Group
Read the latest article about Aspuna Group, published by The Point. The Point is an independent daily newspaper promoting divergent views, and issues on democracy and human rights across The Gambia. The EU-funded Tekki Fii Project implemented by GIZ under its business...
How to do business in Africa today
Maria-Yassin Jah shares Aspuna Group’s experiences of building processing capacity, trading, and enabling market access in Africa.
Aspuna CEO Vlogs for UK Department of International Trade
How to do business in Africa Want to know how to do business in Africa? Look beyond the obvious, reach out to people, be agile and creative...
Die Krise unterstreicht die Relevanz unseres Geschäftsmodells
Coronatagebuch, Folge 2: Die Covid-19-Pandemie und ihre Folgen haben den Alltag weltweit auf den Kopf gestellt. Wir haben Partner in unserem Netzwerk gefragt: Wie trifft sie die Krise? Wie reagieren sie darauf? Und wie ändern sich die Perspektiven? Hier sprechen wir...
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