05-22-2020 | 06:24:00
The World Bank approved a financing of $48 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to help Uganda prevent and respond to the threat to livelihoods posed by the Desert Locust outbreak.
05-21-2020 | 12:55:00
Team Europe - the EU, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Sweden and Denmark are bolstering food security in Kenya and the region with over Ksh 16 billion (EUR 140 million) at a time of crisis due to COVID-19.
05-21-2020 | 11:58:08
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) has distributed R10 million in fodder support to 1727 farmers located in extreme or critically extreme drought areas in the Western Cape.
05-21-2020 | 06:42:00
East Africa Fruits Co., a Tanzanian company addressing food distribution challenges to improve efficiencies in the farm-to-market sector, has closed Series A equity funding totaling $2.05 million.
05-20-2020 | 13:16:00
Global food and agri-business Olam International has achieved Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for its Mimbeli-Ibenga forestry concession.
05-20-2020 | 08:41:00
The Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate 2018-2019 Sustainability Progress Report has highlighted how Cargill is using technology to connect every dot in the cocoa supply.
05-19-2020 | 14:23:18
The dire socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic may more than double the number of hungry people in East Africa and the Horn over the next three months, a report from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has found.
05-19-2020 | 14:19:00
Despite the lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19, Rwanda has not witnessed disruption in the supply of seeds to farmers, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources.
05-19-2020 | 14:00:00
The Japanese government has contributed $1.5 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support the implementation of the four-year Boresha Lishe nutrition project in rural areas of central Tanzania.
05-19-2020 | 06:01:00
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is seeking $350 million to scale up hunger-fighting and livelihoods-boosting activities in food crisis contexts where COVID-19's impact could be devastating.
05-18-2020 | 14:21:00
More than 15 000 small-scale farmers from South Africa have been approved for R1.2 billion COVID-19 Agricultural Disaster Fund, according to Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister.
05-18-2020 | 14:04:00
Invasion of desert locusts, civil conflicts in parts of the West African region, and the global outbreak of COVID-19 pause a huge threat to Africa’s 2020 food security.
05-18-2020 | 07:30:00
The World Bank approved a $137.5 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to help Somalia respond to and recover from multiple, ongoing, and overlapping crises.
05-18-2020 | 07:26:00
Zulzi, a South Africa based on-demand delivery platform has bagged R30 million ($1.6 million) funding from an unnamed JSE-listed company, aimed to expand its operations.
05-15-2020 | 10:02:00
AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, announced it is highlighting its commitment to bringing farmers sustainable high-tech solutions by relaunching its vision.