01-28-2020 | 14:40:00
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana has been implementing a national fertilizer subsidy program to support its flagship Planting for Food and Jobs program to boost agricultural productivity.
01-28-2020 | 13:34:08
Brenda Tlhabane has joined Africa Agri Tech (AAT) as ambassador. Tlhabane is the founder of Temo Ya Tlhabane Holdings and is known in the red meat industry as a cattle breeder.
01-28-2020 | 09:51:00
A new small-scale agricultural machinery leasing scheme in Amhara region, Ethiopia is offering farmers and group of farmers the opportunity to buy agricultural machineries with only 15-20 per cent advance payment.
01-28-2020 | 09:41:00
The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is implementing the E€OFISH programme in the EAC region in Lake Victoria, whose overall objective is to enhance equitable economic growth by promoting sustainable fisheries.
01-28-2020 | 07:27:00
The Federal government of Nigeria will be obtaining a $1billion loan to promote mechanization of farming in the country.
01-28-2020 | 07:23:00
On January 22, the AgResults Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Vaccine Challenge Project tailored for Eastern Africa, officially launched.
01-28-2020 | 07:21:00
Côte d'Ivoire has faced difficulties in administering property rights for many years.
01-27-2020 | 10:45:00
Food processing company Del Monte Kenya has reached an amicable settlement with Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK), after voluntarily amending a missing wording on the packaging of one of its products.
01-27-2020 | 07:28:00
The Government of Liberia and the World Bank have signed an agreement to support the fisheries sector.
01-27-2020 | 07:24:00
The Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) has entered into an equity partnership with Kasama Milling to own 70 per cent shares in the milling company in bid to reduce the mealie meal prices.
01-27-2020 | 07:15:00
Land Bank is evident of an unhealthy state of affairs at governance and management level within the bank, says Agri SA - and it is a setback for growth and transformation of the agricultural sector.
01-24-2020 | 13:52:00
The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) approved seven new project proposals amounting to around $4.7 million to African countries.
01-24-2020 | 12:20:00
IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative, in coalition with Unilever, Jacobs DE, Mondelez and Rabobank, has launched the world’s biggest-ever impact fund for smallholder farmers finance.
01-24-2020 | 12:02:00
IFC is providing $24 million in financing, including a US$12 million C loan for IFC’s own account and a mobilization of a US$12 million B loan through IFC’s syndication program to Zalar Agri.
01-24-2020 | 10:11:00
Cocoa farming in Ghana will soon become less laborious for farmers as the Ghana Cocoa Board takes delivery of some 100,000 pieces of motorised slashers which will be distributed to cocoa farmers across the country.
01-27-2020 | 09:05:00
The international fertilizer market had a slow start in 2020 and the upcoming Lunar New Year in February might result in a quieter month.
01-24-2020 | 14:15:03
Often regarded as one of the orphan crops the West African yam is making a big come back and conquering international markets thanks to the value addition efforts of Lateef Apau Wiredu.
01-24-2020 | 14:07:00
South Africa’s agricultural machinery market is one of those sectors that “feels the cold when farmers are sneezing”, and 2019 was certainly that case.
01-23-2020 | 13:52:02
Coffee has fuelled people's mornings for hundreds of years, and like other fuels, it comes with its own unique environmental issues.
01-21-2020 | 11:00:00
Investing in farmland has long been considered a viable and tangible alternative to paper markets, particularly for investors who lean toward the conservative end of the risk spectrum.
01-17-2020 | 13:05:00
In tough economic times with increasing extreme weather events and stiff competition from overseas, farmers need to leverage every opportunity to maximize area use.
01-17-2020 | 07:01:36
The broader agricultural economic environment is changing, and this would require us to revisit how we determine our success as well.
01-14-2020 | 07:16:00
With a rapidly growing population, adopting sustainable production practices on a global scale is an imperative to safeguard the future of our planet.
01-13-2020 | 13:25:00
The second-hand farm equipment market in Europe alone is worth around € 15 billion and it remains highly fragmented harming equipment sellers and buyers.
01-13-2020 | 12:48:00
One of the sadder aspects of our development into a global village driven by technology and choose-your-own news mixes is the way in which views have polarised.
01-09-2020 | 07:52:00
As global population burgeons to unprecedented levels resulting in growing demand for food, farmers continue to grapple with increasing productivity even as arable land dwindles.
01-07-2020 | 15:14:10
There are preliminary indications that Southern Africa could face yet another year of poor agricultural output.
12-20-2019 | 04:38:37
Our parliamentarians are sometimes required to rule on some challenging proposals, with the private members’ Kenya Food and Drug Authority (KFDA) Bill a prime example from 2019.
12-12-2019 | 10:28:00
Ethiopia’s agricultural sector is the bedrock of the economy, employing more than 70% of the workforce, accounting for more than a third of GDP, and serving as the country’s largest earner of foreign exchange.
12-06-2019 | 12:20:00
Growsel is a Nigeria based Agritech startup that is working with farmers to simplify activities from farm to folk using ICT.