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EAC protocol on pests, disease control ratified

PARLIAMENT yesterday ratified the East African Community (EAC) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Protocol (SPS) 2013 to enhance food safety. Among others, the step will improve access...

Zimbabwe Unveils $20m Mining, Agric Loan Facility

A Chinese firm, Lovol International Construction Machinery Group, has unveiled a US$20 million equipment loan facility to benefit youths and women in the mining...

UNITAR and FAO Announces new Training Program on “Trade and Food...

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have launched a Call...

FAO brace up against desert locust in East Africa

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said Monday its anti-desert locust operation will continue in all affected countries...

FAO Expects to Control East Africa Locust Invasion by Year’s End

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), projects it will have the record desert locust swarms that have plagued East Africa...

EU commits €15 million to East Africa’s battle with locusts

The European Union has committed €15 million to the fight against desert locusts, which have devastated crops in East Africa. It’s the...

East Africa: African Development Bank approves $1.5 million emergency grant to...

The African Development Bank approves $1.5 million emergency grant to curb desert locusts ravaging East and Horn of Africa

NNFU to set up hydroponics fodder systems in seven regions

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East Africa’s Locust Crisis: Is climate change to blame?

Millions of locusts have descended upon East Africa, making their way across the region with devastating consequences. The invasion of the insect...

Locust Swarms In East Africa Threaten Millions With Food Shortages

On Tuesday, South Sudan’s Minister of Agricultural and Forestry Betty Achan announced that swarms of locusts had begun destroying crops and grazing...