09-04-2020 | 09:44:00
Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in August, influenced by generally firmer demand and a weaker U.S. dollar, according to a report released by FAO.
09-04-2020 | 09:29:00
In Niger, the agricultural sector employs 8 out of 10 people; It is estimated that if the gender gap was closed in agricultural productivity, it would unlock financial gains that could lift over 25,000 Nigeriens out of poverty.
09-01-2020 | 06:06:00
There is a device being used rather often lately by our most vocal lobbyists as they chase new regulation or the overturning of old rules: ‘Europe’ has banned it as a reason to reshape our own policies.
08-21-2020 | 09:27:00
The world population is expected to rise to almost 10 billion by 2050. To feed this number of people, we need to increase food production while using fewer resources.
08-20-2020 | 07:48:00
The economic impact of COVID-19 lockdowns throughout Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, has led to growing concerns around food instability.
08-13-2020 | 06:10:00
The International Monetary Fund has projected a deep coronavirus-induced global recession, which threatens a nearly 4 per cent drop in world GDP and could drag the GDP of African economies into a fall of about 1.4 per cent.
08-12-2020 | 11:08:00
Eight months into the Covid-19 pandemic, we're well aware of the devastating impact it has had on the global economy and millions of livelihoods.
08-10-2020 | 11:00:00
Niger is a Sahelian country with a population that regularly suffers from famine and malnutrition.
08-08-2020 | 14:39:00
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage around the world, creating disruption wherever it goes. But it can also offer opportunities to put forward innovative solutions.
08-07-2020 | 14:11:12
For these campaigners want nearly all pest control banned in Kenya, where all of those products are used across the rest of world and by our food trading partners.
08-07-2020 | 06:52:00
The global food prices continued rising for the second consecutive month in July, led by vegetable oils and dairy products, according to the benchmark United Nations report.
08-07-2020 | 06:40:00
Led by scientists at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), new study reveals the importance of the Monsoon in how abundant small pelagic fish are in East Africa.
07-30-2020 | 09:19:23
Rapid urbanization and income growth are driving shifts in the diets of urban consumers in low-income countries in Africa and South Asia from inexpensive staple cereals to higher-value products.
07-29-2020 | 16:50:00
As poor access to nutritionally-rich and affordable diets continues to take its toll on these continents, pioneering entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are stepping up to the challenge.
07-28-2020 | 07:22:00
Global agri-food supply chains have so far been resilient in responding to the difficulties posed by the coronavirus,