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By icecairo Team

The Global Innovation Gathering Berlin. A Recap By Icecairo

Germany. 71 innovation hub managers, makers, hackers and entrepreneurs from across the world with a focus on Africa built the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) during the re:publica 2014 in Berlin. Enabled by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the GIG was a fabulous summit of ideas, planning, new friendships and fun. The team of icecairo has blogged a detailed recap of their week in Berlin. more

Events Perspectives Innovation

The Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) In Berlin

All Africa. The GIG brings together 70 innovation hub managers, makers, hackers and entrepreneurs from across the world with a focus on Africa and is taking place at the re:publica conference. The GIG will be opened by German Federal Minister Gerd Müller, who is welcoming founders and members of AfriLabs, AfricaHacktrip, Founderbus, AfriMakers, iceBauhaus, Impact Hub and some special guests. more

Perspectives Sustainability

Eco Mark Africa: Important Quality Tool In The Making

Kenya. For African products to succeed on world markets they will have to meet the growing demand among consumers for sustainably produced goods and services. The Eco Mark Africa - EMA, a single common label awarded on the basis of clear sustainability criteria will enhance the credibility and brand recognition of African product. An improved image will raise their market potential and consumers will enjoy greater transparency. more

Facts Agriculture

The Future Of Cashew Farming

African farmers produce nearly 40% of the global cashew crop and about 1.5 million small farmers earn their livelihood this way. But the farmers struggle to earn an adequate income from cashew production. The GIZ lead African Cashew Initiative aims to change this. more