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.
11-29-2019 | 13:06:00
By 2050, the world will have to feed 10 billion people, taking into account the impact of food production on the climate.
11-27-2019 | 09:26:00
Monica Musonda, CEO of Zambian food processing company Java Foods, certainly faced hurdles in her rise to the top, but she overcame them.
11-22-2019 | 13:10:00
Today, 1.2 billion people reside in Africa, a figure set to quadruple by the end of the century. That will be nearly 5 billion mouths to feed; a monumental figure, but one that doesn’t frighten me.
11-19-2019 | 08:00:58
Utibe Uko has his mind and eyes set on luring more youth into farming through his enterprise UniQuest Farms & Innovations Centre that besides working in vegetable cultivation, is partnering with young people in Nigeria.
11-15-2019 | 13:38:00
James Lomax is a food systems experts at United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP.
11-14-2019 | 10:32:00
The 2018 listeriosis outbreak in South Africa highlighted the importance of food safety in the production value chain. Since then, the government has cracked down on failures in hygiene in the food supply chain.
11-11-2019 | 13:44:00
David Mbuta is the founder of Ubuntu Meal Delivery Services Ltd, a Zambian startup that is riding on a burgeoning working class conscious about their health and looking for convenience.