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Angola: FIDA Spends U.S.$50 Million On Agriculture

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (FIDA) spent about USD 50 million to support agricultural projects in Angola.

South Africa: School Children Recycle Waste For Food

"This is helping my family very much because my parents do not work," says seven-grader. In Colchester, primary school learners are recycling plastic bottles and tins in exchange for school stationery, clothing and food.

Improve Output, Quality To Benefit From Africa’s Free Trade Area, Farmers...

Free Trade Area: Grain sector stakeholders especially farmers, have been urged to improve productivity and enhance grain standards to take advantage of the huge market opportunities presented by the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agreement.

Revolutionizing Breeding Programs, Agriculture In Africa

Revolutionizing Breeding Programs: Cassava is one of the most important staple crops in sub-Saharan Africa, yet it stands out from other crops in many ways.

Adesina Seeks American Support To Boost Agriculture In Africa

Adesina Seeks American Support To Boost Agriculture In Africa, The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has made a strong...

Rwanda, Mali Lead Africa In Fight Against Hunger

Nigeria’s effort in tackling hunger and poverty have been rated far below average because the country has not effectively implemented the various Agricultural policies...

Global Cassava Coalition Advocates Support For Africa’s Cassava Transformation

Global Cassava Coalition Advocates Support For Africa’s Cassava Transformation, Ahead the international conference on cassava, the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21)...

Agriculture Feeding Africa’s Economic Transformation

Agriculture Feeding Africas Economic Transformation, Rural areas are poised to be a significant economic driver in developing countries. According to the latest 2017 State...

Farmers Appeal for Drought Resistant Seeds

Drought Resistant Seeds: Maize farmers have appealed to the government to empower them with strong drought and pest resistant seeds to cultivate their own crops, instead of sourcing them from private producers, who end up charging them expensively.

Tanzania: Waive Tax On Agricultural Input Loans – Committee Asks Govt

The parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries has appealed to the government to waive tax on agricultural input loans supported by Private Agricultural Sector Support Trust (PASS) to enable the fund reach more farmers

Tanzania Adopts COL’s Model On Farmer Training

Tanzania’s Kagera region is adopting the Commonwealth of Learning (COL)’s Lifelong Learning for Farmers (L3F) model, Mr Obinna Okwelume, COL’s Communications Officer has said. COL’s...

Agriculture Feeding Africa’s Economic Transformation

Economic Transformation: Rural areas are poised to be a significant economic driver in developing countries. According to the latest 2017 State of Food and Agriculture report by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the key to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development..

AfDB Tips Africa On Agriculture To Drive Industrialisation

AfDB: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has made a compelling case for industrialisation in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth.

MPs To Govt – Farmers Need Money, Not GMOs

Legislators opposed to the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, 2012 say government should increase the budget for agriculture instead of introducing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) to counter food insecurity and other climate change challenges.

AU Seeks To End Seeds Importation With Partnership With Nigeria

Seeds Importation: The AfricaSeeds, a programme of the African Union, has appealed for partnership with Nigeria to develop Africa’s seeds industry and stop importation of seeds on the continent.

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