Agriculture & Chemicals Opportunities

07 Nov Agriculture & Chemicals Opportunities

Experts agree that Africa will become the largest breadbasket of the world in the future.

The agriculture industry in the East Africa Region alone is $40 billion.  Here are some key facts:

  • Agriculture employs 75-85% f the entire East Africa workforce.
  • Fertilizer imports are approaching $1 billion annually.
  • Small farmers produce 75% of agriculture production.
  • Average small farm is six acres.

Machinery imports related to agriculture are nearly $200 million annually.

The opportunities include:

Treating, processing and packaging:

  • Fruits
  • Nuts
  • Coffee
  • Sugar
  • Fish
  • Meat
  • Dairy
  • Flowers
  • Cotton
  • Tobacco
  • Biofuels
  • Edible Oils
  • Win and spirits
  • Maize
  • Wheat
  • Rice


  • Fertilizers
  • Pesticides
  • Preservatives


  • Tractors
  • Harvesters
  • Transport vehicles
  • Power tools
  • Hand implements
  • Repair and maintenance


  • Irrigation systems
  • Well drilling equipment
  • Storage facilities

Why wait to explore the opportunities in the agriculture sector in East Africa?

Contact Why Africa Now! to schedule your FREE consultation call to discuss your business and the opportunities in Africa.

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