12-09-2019 | 06:15:00
Agriculture degrades over 24 million acres of fertile soil every year, raising concerns about meeting the rising global demand for food.
12-09-2019 | 06:08:00
Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape minister of agriculture, has launched the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) Western Cape’s Producer/Farmer Register.
12-06-2019 | 09:05:00
Saudi Fund for Development has partnered with the government of Burkina Faso to inaugurate a $130 million dam that is set to benefit 250,000 farmers with improved irrigation and land reclamation.
12-06-2019 | 06:15:00
Six agricultural operators in the municipalities of Lubango, Matala, Chibia and Caluquembe of Huila Province have received 40 tractors and their agricultural implements.
12-06-2019 | 06:08:00
World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils.
12-05-2019 | 12:49:00
IFC and GAFSP announced a $11 million loan to Ugandan agribusiness company Grainpulse to support its expansion and strengthen its farmer supply chain, increasing food production and economic growth in the country.
12-05-2019 | 09:32:00
Eni and SNDP signed an MoU at the Tunisian Ministry of Industry on joint collaboration, through a joint company, to cultivate castor at a semi-industrial level used to produce sustainable biofuels.
12-05-2019 | 08:35:00
Cargill is investing over $113 million to expand its cocoa processing sites in Yopougon, Ivory Coast and Tema, Ghana.
12-05-2019 | 08:30:00
Weather and climate services are vital for sustainable development and climate change adaptation.
12-05-2019 | 06:00:00
The global organic fertilizers market is expected to grow with a significant rate in the period 2018-2025, owing to initiatives to promote and support natural based farming practices.
12-04-2019 | 12:40:00
The Government of Flanders has committed 1 million euros to the Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) to support five projects in Malawi, Mozambique, and South Africa.
12-04-2019 | 09:13:00
Soybean, most commonly grown in North America, South America, and Asia, has only gained limited adoption in Africa.
12-04-2019 | 08:21:00
A new €82.6 million agricultural development project finaned by the IFAD and the Government of Morocco will help 11,200 vulnerable households to increase their productivity and incomes in the face of climate change.
12-04-2019 | 06:50:33
The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) and Mastercard Foundation have launched an initiative that is targeting 100,000 Ethiopian youth along honey and silk value chains.
12-04-2019 | 06:50:00
The World Food Programme (WFP) is rapidly expanding an already sizeable emergency operation in Zimbabwe where drought, flooding and macro-economic meltdown have plunged 7.7 million people – half the population into severe hunger.