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Ghana: Lack of storage facilities, chemical abuse affecting food safety

The lack of storage facilities is a major challenge confronting farmers in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region. It has compelled farmers...

World preference for Nigerian ginger increases

Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says Nigeria is presently a major leader in yam and ginger exportation and has...

Africa: Irrigation doubles African food production

Food production in Africa still relies almost exclusively on rain-fed agriculture, leaving farmers and rural communities vulnerable to increasingly erratic rainfall patterns and extreme...

South Sudan receives machinery for agricultural development

The Chinese government on Thursday donated 349 pieces of agricultural machinery to enable South Sudan reinvigorate and transform its agricultural sector amid food insecurity...

AgTech: IBM Research, Hello Tractor partners on AI and Blockchain

Nigeria's Hello Tractor has partnered IBM Research to pilot an agriculture digital wallet and decision-making tool that provides demand and supply visibility for stakeholders-...

Togo: Mifa to create an agricultural insurance firm to cover over...

For the last three months of its pilot stage, MIFA wants to speed up the creation of an agricultural insurance firm that will cover...

New IFAD-funded project to raise incomes of smallholder farmers in Uganda

Over 30,800 vulnerable rural households in Uganda will benefit from a US$210.4 million project that aims to sustainably increase rural livelihoods by supporting an...

Nigeria: Agriculture Minister Audu Ogbeh Visits IDPs Farming Community

Hon. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh today paid a working visit to the farming community of North East Internally Displaced...

Ghana: AECF launches Seeds for Impact Programme

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), an African-based fund for agriculture and finance, has launched the Seeds for Impact Programme in Ghana to support...

Research on protein use for dairy cow

Lowering protein levels and increasing fermentable carbohydrates in concentrates fed to dairy cows on pasture may boost nitrogen use efficiency an reduce emissions into...