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Nigeria: FAO trains Extension officers to fight armyworm

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has started a campaign to control the infestation of farms in Nigeria by Fall Armyworm (FAW) pest via...

Nigeria: Landmark University offers free tuition for Agric-related Programmes

The management of Landmark University, Omu-Aran in Kwara, on Monday said it had approved free tuition fees for all its agriculture-related programmes in the...

Ghana: Planting for foods and jobs benefits 700 youth in Nsawam-Adoagyiri

Mr. Isaac Kwadjo Buabeng, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Nsawam-Adoagyiri, has advised the youth in the municipality to participate massively in the second...

Nigeria: NIRSAL, Development Bank Nigeria Sign MOU On Agric Value Chain...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has...

South Africa: Shawn Coetzee joins SAPO Trust

The South African Plant Improvement Organization (SAPO Trust) has appointed a new managing trustee. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, Shawn Coetzee, an MBA...

Canada launches Agricultural Clean Technology Program

The Canadian Government has announced a CAD$25 million investment to help the agricultural sector reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the development and adoption of...

The power of pollinators: why more bees means better food –...

Pollinators significantly help agricultural food production in many ways. Bees are one of them. What do cucumbers, mustard, almonds and alfalfa have in common? On...

Ghana: COCOBOD assures lenders it will repay $1.3bn loan despite setbacks

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has assured lenders that the company is on course to meet its...

Food: Nestle Ghana rewards brand distributors

Nestle Ghana has organized the 2018 Distributors’ Conference and Awards ceremony in Takoradi during which cash prizes totaling GHS300,000 were presented to the Distributors. The...

Rwanda: Cassava Farmers Appeal for Debt Relief

Cassava farmers who received loans from the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) are appealing for the relief of Rwf953 million debt after their crops...