07-04-2020 | 06:37:00
A funding shortfall of $158 million this year is threatening millions of people in Ethiopia who depend on food and nutrition assistance for their very survival, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warns.
07-04-2020 | 05:51:00
The Minister for Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) , Mr Ebrahim Patel gazetted amendments to the Sugar Industry Agreement and South African Sugar Association Constitution.
07-03-2020 | 12:21:00
The Nigerian Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Alh. Mohammad Sabo Nanono flagged off the distribution of wet season farming support for improved rice production technologies among rice farmers at Tofai community.
07-03-2020 | 11:12:00
Olam International, in partnership with Agropolis Fondation, is on the hunt for ground-breaking scientific research that can deliver transformational impacts within global agriculture and win of $75,000 grant to support development.
07-03-2020 | 06:23:29
FAO expects new record-high global cereal production and comfortable stock levels for 2020/21, while food assistance needs up.
07-03-2020 | 06:07:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched cash transfers and nutrition support for more than a quarter of a million people struggling to survive from the impact of COVID-19 on informal settlements in Nairobi.
07-02-2020 | 14:22:56
With funding from the African Development Bank the project provided irrigation kits, constructed boreholes, small dams and water troughs that boost farmers’ yields.
07-01-2020 | 09:38:00
Smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia have embraced small-scale mechanization thanks to an innovative CIMMYT-led project, which is now drawing to a close.
07-01-2020 | 06:46:29
An initiative, which involves a $40 million fertilizer-revolving facility and another $170 million for value addition is to be implemented in the Eastern, Northern, Western, Central, Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces.
06-30-2020 | 14:27:00
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, has signed a $200 million syndicated Murabaha financing agreement with Afreximbank to support the agriculture sector in Sub Saharan Africa.
06-30-2020 | 07:20:00
The World Bank approved a $40 million International Development Assistance (IDA) grant for Somalia as part of the Emergency Locust Response Program, which seeks to respond to the threat posed by the locust outbreak.
06-30-2020 | 06:46:00
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is providing €10 million in funding to the Tunisian date processing company VACPA.
06-26-2020 | 14:12:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received Japanese Government contribution of $ 700,000 that will enable WFP to provide food assistance to some 30,000 vulnerable people in Namibia.
06-26-2020 | 12:59:00
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), through its Youth in Agribusiness office, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy.
06-26-2020 | 07:44:00
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a three-year partnership in Ethiopia to support the Government in preventing acute malnutrition in children and mothers.