John Deere S.M.A.R.T. program hopes to boost African farm output

John Deere is launching a new campaign to help African farmers improve productivity on their farms. The S.M.A.R.T. campaign offers African farmers one-stop shopping for all their agricultural equipment needs by advocating mechanization. John Deere is also developing its own financing network specific to African agriculture, brokering partnerships with local African banks. Read More »

Aspen Medical International brings medical evacuation plane to Liberia

AMI began operating a Beechcraft Corporation 1900C from James Spriggs Payne Airport in Monrovia, Liberia. The turboprop will provide general aviation and aero-medical evacuation services to West Africa, including Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Mali, Niger and Nigeria. It is able to support critical patients using advanced life support equipment. Read More »