04-23-2021 | 08:33:08
The African Union (AU) has set out plans to construct industrial parks that will improve the manufacturing of agricultural products as well as the supply chain.
04-23-2021 | 08:10:00
As part of efforts to improve the production capacity of rice nationwide and enhance food security, the Federal Government launched a scheme to train farmers in the rice value chain on improved techniques from farm to market.
04-21-2021 | 13:50:00
With a national annual import of over $337million, the management of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has declared its irrevocable commitment to the Backward Integration Policy (BIP) of the Federal Government to reverse the trend.
04-20-2021 | 10:08:00
Millions of families in West and Central Africa are growing more hungry and desperate by the day as food prices skyrocket, stoking a widening hunger emergency in a region engulfed by conflict and the socioeconomic fallout from COVID-19.
04-20-2021 | 09:57:25
The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is providing $40 million for anticipatory action in Ethiopia and Somalia to ensure that people get help before the situation turns into a devastating food security crisis.
04-20-2021 | 09:02:00
The Pan-African Farmers Organization (PAFO) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have signed a cooperation and partnership agreement to strengthen the capacities of African farmers’ organizations.
04-19-2021 | 14:00:00
The FED program will support the growth of foundational, small and medium-sized food processing enterprises in Zambia.
04-19-2021 | 07:19:44
The fair’s general objective was to highlight IITA’s research contribution, with the support of its partners, in favor of smallholder farmers in South Kivu.
04-19-2021 | 07:02:53
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is working with African countries to increase investment in infrastructure and agriculture on the continent.
04-16-2021 | 10:39:00
Esri , the global leader in location intelligence, announced the Egyptian partner Quality Standards for Information Technology (QSIT), has successfully implemented the Crop Mapping and Field Boundary Detection solution.
04-16-2021 | 10:21:01
Good times are ahead for farmers in the South-East geopolitical zone as Dangote Fertilizer has promised to train them on better ways of farming to obtain bumper yields…
04-16-2021 | 10:04:37
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the African Union Commission's Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Development (AUC-DARBE) have launched a guide to boosting intra-African agricultural trade under the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
04-16-2021 | 08:46:00
FMC Corporation (FMC), the global agricultural sciences company, announced Marc Hullebroeck, FMC vice president and president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, will retire from the company at the end of June 2021.
04-16-2021 | 06:49:36
Ethiopia may produce less specialty coffee and more rather bland tasting varieties in the future.
04-15-2021 | 12:36:24
To meet challenges such as crop disease, weed management, pest control, and irrigation, Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (AEnRI) sought to increase agricultural output in different regions all over Egypt.
04-19-2021 | 09:06:00
SHEKINA Enterprise is a going-concern Rwandan food processing company, created in 2007 from the idea of MBATEZIMANA who visited a small market in his home village and met some girls who were throwing cassava leaves in the garbage and decided to come up with an innovative product.
04-16-2021 | 10:31:34
As countries develop revised national climate pledges, known as Nationally Determined Contributions, they’re doing so in the context of multiple historic crises: climate change, rising inequality, and the health and economic impacts of COVID-19.
04-14-2021 | 06:40:13
The COVID-19 pandemic has created massive disruption in agri-food systems around the world. It has compounded the food security situation globally.
04-13-2021 | 14:27:12
In this context, the prevailing diplomatic tiff between Kenya and UK over travel bans occasioned by concerns over new COVID-19 variants shouldn’t be allowed to escalate any further.
04-09-2021 | 05:56:00
After a dark 2020, a new year has brought new hope. In Africa, where up to 40 million more people were driven into extreme poverty and the continent experienced its first recession in 25 years.
04-09-2021 | 05:44:00
The African fisheries sector could benefit substantially from proper infrastructure and support services, which are generally lacking. The sector currently grapples with fragile value chains and marketing.
04-02-2021 | 13:08:20
Gad Akonkwa est le PDG de JUNAF, une entreprise agroalimentaire qui est spécialisée dans la transformation des jus de fruits et legumes en République Démocratique du Congo.
03-31-2021 | 06:24:00
While we think of farming as a soil business therefore insulated from fuel cost hikes, nothing could be further from the truth. Farms purchase inputs are transported by motorized means through the retailer, distributor and manufacturer.
03-29-2021 | 10:35:00
Daniel Wa Mukina est le PDG de DIMbusiness family, une firme congolaise de futurs créateurs d'entreprises donnant un sens aux projets des entrepreneurs ainsi que lever les fonds pour financer les différents projets.
03-12-2021 | 15:24:00
Indeed, so extreme is the anti-pesticide noise that we are in danger of plundering our food output and increasing our dependency on Europe for generations ahead.
03-05-2021 | 07:04:08
Last year at the height of COVID-19 the Kenya flower industry was grappling with a cocktail of threats that had taken a toll on production.
02-11-2021 | 06:36:15
The farming community has a reason to smile after the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) recently announced it had successfully developed three CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm-tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern and southern Africa.
02-03-2021 | 10:51:00
With fertile river valleys, expansive coastal lowlands and the prolific Zambezi River as a source of irrigation, Mozambique is considered a mecca for crop cultivation, with climatic conditions catering to a diverse range of agricultural products.
01-13-2021 | 07:02:00
In 2020, the entire world knew what it was to be hungry. Millions of people went without enough to eat, with the most desperate now facing famine.
01-11-2021 | 14:34:04
Before the Covid-19 pandemic took hold in Africa, its impact on trade was already being felt.In an ordinary year, Africa imports more than US$70 billion in food and agricultural products.