10-09-2020 | 06:07:00
Global social impact Oikocredit International Support Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Karongi and Muganza Kivu tea factories in Rwanda to produce two million seedlings.
10-08-2020 | 07:40:53
To enable crop researchers and policymakers access information on the three Tropical Legumes projects under one roof, a digital hub has been developed to capture learnings and impacts of crop varietal development.
10-07-2020 | 06:27:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Sudan received a contribution of $1.7 million from the Government of Japan to support vulnerable people whose livelihoods and food security are most at risk because of desert locust swarms.
10-06-2020 | 07:57:48
Scientists from NemAfrica, the nematology unit at CGIAR-IITA, and the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) are currently assessing new potato varieties that are resistant to the potato cyst nematode (PCN) pest.
10-05-2020 | 05:44:00
United Nations FAO and CropLife International renewed and strengthened their commitment to work together and find new ways to transform agri-food systems and promote rural development through on the ground investment and innovation.
10-05-2020 | 05:32:00
The UK Government has provided a new package to help control millions of locusts attacking crops across East Africa, Yemen and South West Asia by spraying, monitoring and surveillance.
10-02-2020 | 13:18:16
The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza, on the release of state land for land reform purposes.
10-02-2020 | 12:20:47
Good Nature Agro, a Zambian company working from end-to-end within the specialised legume value chains, has closed Series A equity funding totaling $2.1 million.
10-02-2020 | 05:50:09
With COVID-19 having a damaging impact on Aquaculture, the market is expected to lose steam before recovering to reach a projected global market size of $245.1 billion by 2027.
10-01-2020 | 10:52:00
Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), in collaboration with a consortium of International Financiers, signed an agreement that will bring in an amount of $1.3 billion to the Ghanaian Economy.
09-30-2020 | 07:52:13
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced a partnership with OCP Africa to strengthen value chains of rice in Côte d'Ivoire and millet in Senegal.
09-29-2020 | 11:11:00
Evergreen Herbs Ltd, one of East Africa’s producers of fresh cut herbs, has started operations at a farm that was set to close in Kajiado, Nairobi.
09-29-2020 | 07:29:36
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE, has announced collaboration with global research partnership the CGIAR System Organization (CGIAR) to uncover insights about food security challenges, now intensified due to COVID-19.
09-29-2020 | 07:23:34
CGIAR-IITA and the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to tackle aflatoxin contamination of grain in the region.
09-29-2020 | 06:58:00
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced the establishment of a partnership with OCP Africa, a subsidiary of the OCP Group with a view to strengthening the rice sectors in Côte d'Ivoire and millet in Senegal.