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.
12-04-2019 | 09:31:04
Using pesticides on our crops lifts our agricultural production by as much as 90 per cent, but it’s a boon to food production that requires powerful regulation and strict safety measures.