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Researchers and policymakers meet in Tanzania to discuss cassava agronomy

Scientists across Africa and their colleagues in other parts of the world are meeting with policymakers in Tanzania under the auspices of the African...

Project/Event to tackle crop disease in Africa

A major new project aimed at tackling the devastation caused by plant disease in Africa will be launched when world-class scientists and researchers from...

Ghana: KNUST Develops Post-Harvest Loss (PHL) moisture meter For Grains

A six-member research team, mainly graduates of the Department of Agricultural and Biosytems Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST),...

Kenya: Farmers forsee the effects of Uganda’s low-cost maize

The Kenyan Middlemen and millers are reportedly taking advantage of the East Africa Common Market Protocol to import low-cost maize mainly from Uganda. Cross-border trade...

Ethiopia: Call for Embracing Biotechnology to Meet Growing Nutritional Demand

The importance of embracing Biotechnology to meet the Ethiopia Nutritional Demand Sub-Saharan countries urged to embrace biotechnology to ensure food security as their population poised...

Nigeria Boosts food security through local rice production

The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) confirms that Nigeria has saved over 216 billion Nigeria from the importation of Rice. The Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) has...

Nigeria: Increased Rice Production in Kebbi State

  The NIRSAL $8.98m grant loan would boost rice production by Kebbi state farmers. This revolving loan facility is estimated to over 3 billion Naira. The...

Nigeria: Standardization of Agricultural Commodities through certification centres

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, said the federal government will soon establish commodities’ certification centres across the six geo-political zones to aid certification...

Agribusiness training to boost fertiliser use in West Africa

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has contracted the South African-based African Fertilizer Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) to train agro-dealers in order to boost fertiliser access...

South Africa: BioPac’r™ fills the silage-making gap

The revolutionary BioPac’r™ is bound to play a key role in the livestock farmer’s fodder flow programme, especially medium-sized to small farming enterprises. It...