11-22-2019 | 07:35:00
HarvestPlus Uganda has been collaborating with the BioInnovate Africa project and the Ministry of Agriculture,to develop an ICT platform for certifying vitamin A orange sweet potato vines.
11-22-2019 | 07:27:00
Tahiru Ibrahim says he made his fortune off shea nut trees on his savannah land in Ghana’s northern region.
11-21-2019 | 14:08:00
South Africa's diverse climatic conditions are suited to the production of most nuts, including groundnuts (peanuts) and tree nuts.
11-21-2019 | 10:07:00
COMESA is implementing a Cassava cluster programme to enhance competiveness of cassava SMEs through building their capacity for integration in intra and regional trade.
11-21-2019 | 10:05:00
In a key step forward for biofortification in Africa, agriculture ministers of the 55-nation African Union (AU) have recommended to their heads of state to officially endorse this food-based nutrition strategy.
11-21-2019 | 08:53:00
Researchers from Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, together with partners in the US and South Africa have solved a 20-year-old mystery by establishing the origin of a deadly wheat pathogen which threatens global food security.
11-21-2019 | 08:27:00
As a public good that benefits the global community, crop diversity must remain a legacy for generations to come, FAO's Deputy Director-General for Climate and Natural Resources, Maria Helena Semedo has said.
11-20-2019 | 14:32:00
ICRISAT’s chickpea researchers have developed a breeding protocol that holds the potential to create new varieties of chickpea in half-time.
11-20-2019 | 12:39:00
Moringa stakeholders believe that the industry has the potential to surpass the cocoa industry, as cocoa is used mainly in chocolate and coffee, while the Moringa plant is regarded as super food with many uses.
11-20-2019 | 11:44:51
The global herbicide market is expected to register a growth of 2.16 percent between 2019 and 2024 according to a new report by Research and Markets.
11-20-2019 | 08:53:00
Ethiopia, China and UNIDO have agreed to further strengthen collaboration on improving the agricultural system in Ethiopia, in particular the livestock value chain development.
11-20-2019 | 08:50:00
A new global atlas - the first-ever of its kind - analyses the opportunities and challenges of using Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) to monitor fishing activity around the globe.
11-19-2019 | 14:35:23
Half a million of Ethiopia’s most vulnerable families are set to benefit from a new $451 million project to increase their resilience to climate shocks in the country’s poorest regions.
11-19-2019 | 13:42:00
IITA, Kalambo station, newly inaugurated as the President Olusegun Obasanjo Research Campus, has commissioned a new tissue culture laboratory.
11-19-2019 | 11:39:00
The Director of Productive Sectors at the EAC Secretariat has underscored the need to put in place a policy instrument to trigger interventions responding to the needs of smallholder farmers in the region.