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Burundi: Market-making for Burundi’s farmers

One of the main causes of food insecurity for farmers in rural areas is limited access to agricultural inputs. In a bid to combat...

Nigeria: Government to distribute inputes to rice farmers in Kebbi, Zamfara

The Federal Government of Nigeria will distribute farming inputs to about 45,000 rice farmers in Kebbi and Zamfara states for dry season farming. Chairman, Rice...

Ghana: MoFA engages more seed growers for Agric initiative

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has signed on some seed growers to serve as ‘back-ups’ in the provision of seeds for the...

AU and Nigeria partner to develop Africa’s seed industry, stop seeds...

The AfricaSeeds, a programme of the African Union, has appealed for partnership with Nigeria to develop Africa’s seeds industry and stop the importation of...

Zimbabwe: Govt interventions boost maize yields

Government interventions in agriculture through the Presidential Input Support Scheme and Command Agriculture managed to increase maize yields by 200 percent from 0,4 tonnes...

Quaility seeds to increase farmers yields and boost Africa’s food security

The role of quality seeds in food security cannot be underestimated. International agricultural experts on Tuesday called for establishment of a viable system for...

Nigeria explores more measures for Seed Standardisation

The Nigeria Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has created the measure for seed standardization to improve yield...

Nigeria: Vice President Osibanjo to commission Edo State Fertilizer and Chemical...

The Edo State Government and WACOT Limited will receive the Vice President of Nigeria – Professor Yemi Osibanjo, on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, to...

Kenya: Farmers get striga weed resistant maize seed

Researchers have developed a maize seed that is resistant to the harmful striga weed, which has been a big problem to farmers. Agriculture CS Willy...

Nigeria: FAO distributes seeds and fertilisers to a million people in...

With the planting season beginning this month, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is distributing seeds and fertilisers to more than one million people...