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South Sudan and IFAD helping farmers facing impacts of food insecurity...

In South Sudan, poverty is higher in rural areas, with 80 per cent of the population living below the poverty line and depend on...

Kenya: Coffee Farmers Turn to Single Stem Pruning to Increase Production

A group of coffee farmers from Nyeri county are adopting a new method of coffee farming which they hope will increase their productivity and...

Kenyan farmers adopt agro-ecological methods as food safety awareness grows

Sylvia Kuria grows a variety of crops such as tomatoes, onions and capsicums as well as sorghum and millet on her farm in Ndeiya,...

GAEC secures funding to develop disease-tolerant cassava

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved a €40,240-funding for the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute (BNARI) of the Ghana Atomic Energy...

NiMet, FAO Strategise to Combat Food Security in Nigeria

Bothered by the growing food insecurity in the country, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) yesterday hinted that it was collaborating with the Food and...

Zambia: African Development Bank Approves $1.4 Million Grant to Improve Household...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $1.4 million grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program to...

Crops Research Institute trains youths in micro-scale tomato ketchup production

The Crops Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-CRI) has trained selected youth in the Ashanti Region in the production...

Kenya to start commercial production of hybrid rice, cut imports

Kenya will soon kick off large-scale cultivation of hybrid rice in a bid to reduce over-reliance on imports, boost food security and rural incomes,...

ACF partners with NABARD for rural youth skill development project

Ambuja Cement Foundation and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) are working towards the empowerment of rural communities with the implementation of...

President Bio launches the long anticipated Torma Bum rice farming project

President Dr Julius Maada Bio, On Friday, 11th June 2021, launched the Sierra Leone Regional Rice Value Chain Project in Torma Bum, in the...