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ISS: Food security under threat in Kenya

Population growth and low agricultural productivity are deepening Kenya’s dependence on food imports. In Kenya, food consumption is outpacing food production. According to a new...

Kenya: Ministries related to Food Security and their ministers

Earlier in the year, the president of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta named the entire list of his list of government...

Ethiopia: Agriculture Sector HDRP Monthly Dashboard for May 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has published the Agriculture Sector HDRP Monthly Dashboard Infographics for May 2018. Among the total 216...

Tanzania: Call for Boost to Soya Value Chain

As Tanzania pushes to become a prominent soya producer in East and Southern African region, the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) urged...

Rwanda to host 2018 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF)

Rwanda will host the 2018 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), a key platform that advances the continent’s agricultural transformation agenda. It will be the first...

East African states remove animal feed tax

The governments in East Africa recently have made animal feed costs cheaper by removing a tax on the raw materials used in their production,...

Verve partners UBA to implement Zambian Ministry of Agriculture’s FISP subsidy...

Africa’s leading payment brand, Verve International has signed a partnership agreement with United Bank for Africa (UBA) to deliver cost-effective prepaid cards to farmers...

East Africa: Privatization of sugar mills in Western Kenya in top...

Stakeholders in the sugar industry from the Western Kenya region have resolved to hold public participation in each of the five state controlled sugar...

Kenya: President Kenyatta launches doctoral scholarships in Agriculture and Engineering

President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday presided over the launch of a doctoral scholarship programme named after him which is fully sponsored by the Chinese Government. The...

AfDB and Mozambique sign US$ 29 million grant agreements to finance...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Mozambique on Wednesday, 21 February 2018  signed grant agreements for two operations totaling US$ 29...