PhytoTrade Africa Secures Funds For Baobab and Mafura

PhytoTrade Africa extends a warm welcome to Joretha Despres, Martha Kaukungwa and Tangi Nashima. John Cheesmond CEO of PhytoTrade said “we are delighted to welcome such outstanding associates at a time when PhytoTrade has never been busier. They are outstanding recruits and we look forward to the value they will add.”

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PhytoTrade welcomes new associates

PhytoTrade Africa extends a warm welcome to Joretha Despres, Martha Kaukungwa and Tangi Nashima. John Cheesmond CEO of PhytoTrade said “we are delighted to welcome such outstanding associates at a time when PhytoTrade has never been busier. They are outstanding recruits and we look forward to the value they will add.”

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PhytoTrade receives GIZ funding for Access and Benefit Sharing

PhytoTrade receives GIZ funding for Access and Benefit Sharing

PhytoTrade Africa recently received funding from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to implement a new Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) initiative “ABS in Southern Africa – Developing policy and implementing best practices”. The project will be implemented in close collaboration with the multi-donor funded ABS Capacity

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PhytoTrade welcomes new staff

PhytoTrade Africa is pleased to announce that Esthol Jackson and Andrew Jones have joined us as Finance Manager and Projects Director respectively. Andrew holds a degree in Food Science as well as an MBA. His prior experience includes working with micro- and small-scale food processing businesses for

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PhytoTrade hosts inaugural Advisory Board meeting and launches Entrepreneur in Residence Programme

PhytoTrade hosts inaugural Advisory Board meeting and launches Entrepreneur in Residence Programme

PhytoTrade Africa with the support of SECO (The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs) was proud to host its inaugural Advisory Board meeting outside Durban last week. The forum drew together expertise from the international cosmetics, nutrition, and food and beverage industries as well as investment advisors and

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BioTrade for Biodiversity project approved

PhytoTrade Africa is delighted to announce the approval of grants from AFD – the French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement) and FFEM the French Global Environment Fund (Fond Français pour l’Environnement Mondial). In cooperation with a long term grant from IFAD (the International Fund for Agricultural

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PhytoTrade Africa supports Esse to attend US trade show

PhytoTrade Africa supports Esse to attend US trade show

PhytoTrade Africa recently supported South Africa’s Esse brand of personal care products to attend Expo East trade show in the United States. Trevor Steyn Director of Esse said “With natural and organic cosmetics representing 8% of the total American personal care market (versus the rest of the

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PhytoTrade Africa awarded SECO funding

PhytoTrade Africa awarded SECO funding

It was announced by Hans-Peter Egler Head of Division at SECO (the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs) at Rio+20 today that PhytoTrade Africa has been awarded funding to support PhytoTrade’s value chain work over  the next three years. John Cheesmond, CEO of PhytoTrade Africa commented “We

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IFAD awards PhytoTrade Africa grant

PhytoTrade Africa is very pleased to announce the approval of a new long term Large Grant from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), based in Rome. This grant covers the ongoing development of PhytoTrade Africa’s key activities in the southern African sub-region, including the development of

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WildFoods receives HACCP certification

WildFoods receives HACCP certification – http://eepurl.com/kh7Qz

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