[TAGDev Story] Carefully Crafted Rich and Delicious Nutty Peanut Butter


Joshua Ayiri Bayahkebe, a Nigerian Agri-entrepreneur known as “Oga” by the people of Gulu City, is working to improve the quality of peanut butter consumed in Northern Uganda. Working with farming communities and youth, Ayiri is producing “Gulu Peanut Butter,” a rich and delicious groundnut paste that complements meal times at family tables in surrounding... Continue Reading →

[TAGDev Story] Changing the Narrative of African Youth: Stories of Change, Resilience and Transformation


Africa’s rapid population expansion is set to continue, with its inhabitants doubling from 1.2 billion to 2.4 billion between 2015 and 2050, and eventually reaching 4.2 billion by 2100 with projections by UNICEF indicating that the future of humanity is increasingly African. More than half the projected 2.2 billion rise in the world population in... Continue Reading →

[TAGDev Story] Combating Climate Change with Earthy Shea Butter Production


Shea butter, a creamy, semisolid fat derived from the seeds of African shea trees, contains a variety of vitamins (including vitamins E and A) and skin-healing compounds. Shea butter is a moisturizer for the skin as well as an oil in foods like chocolate. Its significance inspired Achieng Sarah to begin commercially producing Shea Butter.... Continue Reading →

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