11-26-2019 | 12:39:00
A new study by IIED shows that informal markets play a critical role in providing affordable, accessible and diverse food for the urban poor, while at the same time supporting the livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers, traders and vendors.
11-26-2019 | 09:43:00
Through South-South Cooperation, countries across the global South are successfully exchanging technical expertise and building innovative partnerships, which if strengthened, can continue to play a crucial role in the achievement of the SDGs.
11-25-2019 | 09:31:30
Farmers rely on seed systems for access to high-quality, disease-free planting material at the start of the season.
11-22-2019 | 12:00:00
An innovative insurance package for small-holder farmers has been unveiled by Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria and a pan-African agricultural insurance advisory firm, Pula.
11-22-2019 | 09:30:00
2017, as Thomas Mbonihankuye remembers it, was “a very disorganised year.” His farming community, Rusizi in western Rwanda, along with others across the country, experienced a devastating harvest.
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.