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Liberia: Farmers to receive $16m USD to boost food security 

President George Weah has announced that the agricultural sector is about to benefit a US$16 million package for aggressive and motivational support to farmers...

Nigeria: IITA and Lagos partners to train 13,548 youths in Agribusiness

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in collaboration with the Lagos State Government and Africa Projects Development Centre, APDC, has concluded plans to...

Mozambique: Food Security in the face of Cyclone Eloise

Mozambique's second largest city, Beira, has experienced a cyclone that costs lives, properties and farm lands. Mozambique’s National Institute of Meteorology (Inam) states that cyclone...

Pula raises $6m Series A funding round to boost food security

Pula, a Kenya agri-insurance startup that uses insurtech service to rerisk African smallholder farmers, has raised a US$6 million Series A funding round to scale...

FAO launches $17m RAAISE project to enhance food security in Somalia

The Resilient Fisheries and Livestock Value Chain for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Somalia -RAAISE project is meant to create new jobs and...

UN: East African countries better prepared, but desert locust threat ‘not...

Action to control unprecedented desert locust infestations in the Horn of Africa last year has protected crops and livelihoods, but funding is...

Nigeria: Ondo state allocates N995m for food security

To mitigate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic , the Ondo Government has earmarked N995, 400, 000 to check famine and boost food...

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...

Personal Food Security 2021

By Farmer Samson Ogbole As we gradually say goodbye to 2020 with every tick of the clock, 2021 awaits...

Kenya to purchase 90,000 metric tonnes of sugar from Uganda

The Kenya government also agreed to send a bilateral sugar verification mission to Uganda before the end of January 2021