01-12-2021 | 05:58:52
More than 100 European and African actors have signed a charter of commitment to the development of the agro-pastoral sectors in Africa, particularly in the Sahel.
01-11-2021 | 07:39:27
Farmers in Nigeria, the first country where Fall Armyworm (FAW) was detected in Africa in 2016, will soon get access to a biological tool that will prevent an infestation of the invasive pest.
01-08-2021 | 13:36:00
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) and Minbos Resources signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Cabinda Phosphate project that seeks to develop the fertilizer market for smallholder farmers in Angola.
01-07-2021 | 06:25:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of $3.5 million from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) to help meet the food and nutrition needs of people in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique.
01-07-2021 | 06:18:03
FirstWave Group, Africa's largest tilapia fish producer recently signed a partnership agreement with Xelect, specialists in aquaculture genetics and breeding programmes, to develop local high-performance tilapia breeds.
01-06-2021 | 12:23:00
A free tool that will help farmers and pastoralists across Africa to predict and control locust behaviour has been launched. Dubbed, Kuzi, it is an AI-powered tool that generates a real-time heatmap of locusts across Africa, shows all potential migration routes, and gives a real-time locust breeding index.
01-06-2021 | 09:42:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) signed $20 million development loan agreement with Malawi to improve the livelihoods of around 1.3 million people living in rural areas.
01-06-2021 | 07:04:04
SunFunder, a recurring partner of InspiraFarms has confirmed a new $500k loan which will provide working capital to deploy our agricultural first-mile cold chain installations in Africa.
01-04-2021 | 09:05:00
Agriculture has been categorized as the largest economic sector in most African countries, offering opportunities for poverty alleviation for youth, yet there is still a low percentage of youth involvement in the sector.
12-23-2020 | 06:41:17
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) has announced the successful development of three CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm-tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern and southern Africa.
12-18-2020 | 09:47:48
A new generation of Desert Locust swarms is threatening agricultural and pastoral livelihoods and the food security of millions of people in the Horn of Africa and Yemen despite intense efforts to control the pest throughout 2020.
12-18-2020 | 09:24:00
The United States has provided 65,000 metric tons of wheat in the Republic of Sudan through a grant worth $20 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to the World Food Programme (WFP).
12-17-2020 | 05:10:00
The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV) with an appeal to improve healthy and sustainable food production.
12-16-2020 | 08:01:00
FMO and Cathay AfricInvest Innovation have invested in Aerobotics, a South African AgriTech startup developing intelligent tools to the feed the world.
12-15-2020 | 13:55:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed the recent decision by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council to approve 13 FAO-led projects in 16 countries, totaling to $78.5 million.