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Nigeria: AfDB to deploy $20b to agric till 2017 to fight...

The African Development Bank plans to deploy $1.1 billion with approval of its board to address drought-related crisis and ensure that “drought does not...

AfDB aims for self-sufficiency in food production in Africa

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, says his outfit has achieved major milestones in this year alone but a lot more...

Food Insecurity on the Rise: A New Collaborative Report Provides a...

International food insecurity rose from 2015 to 2016, according to the Food Security Information Network’s(FSIN) Global Report on Food Crises 2017 released in March. One hundred and...

Experts seek ways to reduce food wastage

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector are seeking ways to develop post-harvest technologies to cut food losses and wastage in a region where some 10...

South Africa tops new Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index – Africa

South Africa ranks highest in the first Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index–  Africa (HANCI-Africa) launched today. Produced by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS)...

Zambia’s Armyworm Outbreak: Is Climate Change to Blame?

Surrender Hamufuba of Mwanamambo village in Pemba district recalls how he battled Armyworms in 2012. Fast-forward to 2016 and it is a similar story...