08-05-2020 | 09:18:00
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana and the Ministry of Local Governance and Rural Development announced a GHC 2.5 million pilot support from Global Affairs Canada to Women’s Farmer-Based Organizations (WFBOs).
08-04-2020 | 09:28:00
South African family farming organisation Saai will approach the Northern Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on 18 August 2020 to have the ban on the sale and consumption of wine in restaurants set aside.
08-04-2020 | 08:12:00
The sugar industry in Kenya has steadily expanded over the years, currently with 15 white sugar mills being opened and several jaggery (healthy sugar alternative) operators in place.
08-03-2020 | 07:41:00
The COMESA Secretariat has developed a draft COVID-19 Regional Food and Nutrition Security Response Plan to improve agricultural productivity, enhance access to competitive markets and trade in agri-food commodities in the region.
07-31-2020 | 12:08:00
REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable, and clean solar power for businesses, has deployed its first solar farm in Kenya for Menengai Farmers Ltd tea farm in Tigoni.
07-31-2020 | 06:37:00
As plant pests and diseases continue to evolve a major priority for breeders and partners is developing better stress tolerant and higher yielding varieties faster and more cost effectively.
07-31-2020 | 06:12:00
With COVID-19 aggravating an already severe hunger crisis in Zimbabwe, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) appealed for an additional $250 million to support a rapidly expanding emergency operation for millions at risk.
07-30-2020 | 16:30:00
Entrepreneurs from Nigeria and Tanzania running innovative businesses to address malnutrition emerged winners in this year’s SUN Pitch Competition organised by the SUN Business Network.
07-30-2020 | 10:15:15
The National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) has adopted 130 farmers into the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture programme to provide Nigerian farmers with means to showcase their farm produce in the digital world market.
07-30-2020 | 09:00:00
Scientists have been at the forefront of efforts to address a new emerging pest threat to the production of potato in the East Africa region.
07-29-2020 | 14:49:13
Godiva, a global company inn premium chocolate, has partnered with the Earthworm Foundation to make sustainable improvements to the cocoa supply chain beginning in Côte d'Ivoire.
07-28-2020 | 14:56:25
The Mauritius Chemical and Fertilizer Industry (MCFI) and Agritech company Lentera Africa have signed a partnership that will see Lentera provide satellite-based crop health analysis and crop modelling services.
07-28-2020 | 11:00:00
Twelve African entrepreneurs are among 21 finalists in this year’s SUN Pitch Competition where entrepreneurs will pitch their innovative business ideas to address malnutrition.
07-28-2020 | 10:10:51
In its move to digitize agricultural sector, the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) has adopted 130 farmers into the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA) programme.
07-27-2020 | 06:42:00
A farmers’ cooperative in Mali has experienced a significant increase in production of quality seeds, setting an example for other farmer organizations in Mali and neighboring countries.