The World Bank says agricultural prices are expected to fall 2.6 per cent this year on average, amid ample stocks but foresees a 1.7 per cent rise in 2020 on expected cuts in U.S. crop plantings and higher costs of energy and fertilizers. For a focus on the global commodities market, Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.
Being creative is difficult and building a business based on creativity can be even harder, but Sydney Sam has found a way to create pan African brands, through his company Workspace Global and has even attracted clientele such as the World Bank. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about what it takes to be a successful brand agency.
At the 5th Regional Forum for the Partnership for Skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) happening in Kigali, African countries are encouraged to invest in digital skills among the youth in higher learning institutions and TVETs to harness the potential of technologies. CNBC Africa spoke with Hafez Ghanem, Vice President for Africa, World Bank for more on this.