07-10-2020 | 14:07:00
African Church leaders are highlighting the need to tame the continent’s persistent post-harvest losses, as organizations point at rising food insecurity due to the coronavirus pandemic.
07-10-2020 | 06:50:14
As supply chains around the world are disrupted questions have begun to emerge about Africa and its ability to ensure food security for its citizens.
07-08-2020 | 08:12:00
An African Development Bank project to enhance market infrastructure, value addition and rural finance (MIVARF) in Tanzania produced highly satisfactory results, according to a report released by the project team.
07-02-2020 | 07:34:09
The Covid-19 pandemic has reached Africa at a time when the continent is already grappling with multiple crises.
06-24-2020 | 09:00:00
The coronavirus pandemic has reduced many of us to our most basic survival instincts: securing food and staying safe.
06-16-2020 | 12:04:36
Agriculture is the fulcrum of Africa’s economy, with growth-enabling roles that cut across all crucial sectors despite its seemingly dwindling share of the continent’s GDP.
06-12-2020 | 13:44:00
From Sudan to Mali, Senegal to Mozambique, and Zambia to Mauritania, women are changing the face of agriculture, adapting and innovating to tackle the challenges of climate change, and feeding the continent’s growing population.
06-11-2020 | 13:29:23
Coronavirus has brought enormous setbacks, suffering, and forecasts of a global depression ahead following the closure of so many economies for so long.
06-09-2020 | 08:55:00
Forests and trees are critical for promoting pollination by bees, butterflies and other animals, and there is an urgent need to stop their habitat degradation and safeguard biodiversity, according to a new report from FAO.
06-04-2020 | 12:47:00
Almost five million people could be plunged into hunger and famine as a fourth round of desert locusts hatch and ravage crops across the Horn and East Africa, compounding an already dire food situation worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
06-04-2020 | 10:09:00
Global commodity food prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May, as supplies appear strong and demand weakens due to economic contractions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, FAO reports.
05-25-2020 | 07:30:00
Urgent action is needed to safeguard the biodiversity of the world's forests amid alarming rates of deforestation and degradation, according to the latest edition of The State of the World's Forests.
05-20-2020 | 06:52:58
In Kenya’s coastal Mombasa County, Mercy Mghanga, reminisces her past, not so long ago, she sold tonnes of fish to five star hotels in the tourist town and exported the rest to China.
05-19-2020 | 06:41:00
Every year, some nine million people worldwide – equivalent to the population of Austria – die of hunger or hunger-related diseases.
05-14-2020 | 09:11:37
Africa has so far escaped the worst health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.