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Kenya: Twiga Foods launched a new commercial and contemporary farming business

Twiga Foods, a Kenyan B2B E-Commerce firm, has formed a new subsidiary focusing on modern and commercial farming. Twiga Fresh will scale up the...

Kenya: AGRA to help African smallholder farmers

AGRA holds the interest of the smallholder farmers at heart and signed an agreement with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for this cause. AGRA...

AGRA offers support to boost Agricultural Innovations

The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) has partnered with  Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) as a knowledge partner. Launched at COP26,...

Nigeria: 200 Farmers receives support for dry season farming

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), has signed an agreement, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the IITA Nigeria Integrated Agriculture Activity (IITA-NIAA) and...

Crop insurance given to farmers in Kenya

Farmers in Kenya receive Ksh 12 million for the first time as crop insurance for failed crops during the 2021 season. APA insurance on behalf...

Nigeria: Edo state addresses land issue for smallholder farmers

Smallholder farmers in Edo state have little or no access to land. The Edo state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has taken this into consideration...

Zimbabwe: EU supports local milk production

The European Union in partnership with the Government and the Dairy Consortium, as part of efforts to rapidly increase milk production in Zimbabwe; smallholder...

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...

Ghana: Post-harvest losses still a challenge

Smallholder farmers in the country still experience as high as 30 percent post-harvest losses, mostly through spoilage and theft, a study titled...

Lesotho and IFAD join to improve the livelihoods of the most...

Rome, 23 September 2020 –160,000 poor rural households in Lesotho will benefit from new financing for a project that will boost food...