FAO assists Kenyan communities to diversify in Agriculture

Rural communities in transition in Kenyan West Pokot County adopt new ways of accessing food, incomes and better nutrition. Invited by the West Pokot County...

AGRA to help implement new G8 Global Partnership Initiative on Food Security

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) (http://www.agra-alliance.org) was given a key role in the G8′s next phase of a shared commitment...

A sweet potato just twice a week could save lives in Mozambique.

A helping of an orange coloured sweet potato just twice a week could save lives in Mozambique. This is no ordinary sweet potato -...

Livestock development key for economic growth in Africa

The Standard Methods and Procedures in Animal Health Project is Launched during the project’s inception workshop.   The African Union Commission (AUC) is hosting a workshop...

Another cassava processing centre for Sierra Leone

Farmers in Sierra Leone have gotten another cassava processing center that will strengthen the value chain and boosts the processing of the root crop. The...

United States and Ghana Promote Seed Sector Development

In Ghana, Feed the Future works to enhance agricultural productivity, links farmers to market and trade opportunities, and boost the nutrition of the most...

FAO, partners, urge greater push to reduce food losses and waste save food initiative...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and key partners are calling on companies and organizations worldwide to join in the...

Hershey Expands Cocoa Community Programs in West Africa

The Hershey Company announced its plan to reinforce cocoa sustainability efforts by accelerating farmer and family development in West Africa, where 70 percent of...

UN Launches Phone Scheme to Help Poor Buy Food

The United Nations has launched a pilot programme that uses mobile telephone technology to facilitate cash transfers to help thousands of poor people that...

Ancient Egyptian river could be revived for farming

By Ian Randall - SciDev.Net Image - Andy Johnstone / Panos A 5,000-year-old river could be resurrected to bring sustainable agriculture to one of the planet's...

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