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155 million people faced crisis levels of food insecurity in 2020 –...

According to the Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2021, 155 million people faced crisis levels of food insecurity in 2020 which was as a...

African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions...

African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions pledge US$17 billion to increase food security IFAD said it aimed to provide an...

Food Security in Southern Nigeria: More food doesn’t mean food security

Food Security in Southern Nigeria: More food doesn’t mean food security - Farmer Samson Ogbole With the recent food block by some Northern bodies, there...

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...