Farmers and scientists to bridge the climate info gap

Farmers from different communities in Senegal will meet climate scientists at a major meeting in Dakar, the country's capital, later in the year...

IFAD and Senegal Heads to talk on food self-sufficiency

Senegal – The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. Nwanze will meet with Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade to discuss...

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...

Côte d’Ivoire cocoa farmers certified and satisfied

Tens of thousands of Côte d’Ivoire cocoa farmers are reducing pesticide use, curbing soil erosion and water contamination and at the same time boosting...

Kenya: ‘iCow’, helping farmers make the most of their cattle

A mobile phone application (app) known as 'iCow' is helping Kenyan farmers better manage their herds through timely expert advice to help maximise their profits. iCow can...

R2b aqua-farming facility for E-Cape

By SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - Cabinet has welcomed the announcement of a R2 billion aqua-farming facility at the Coega Industrial Development Zone, in the Eastern Cape,...

Global Leaders to Focus on the Potential of African Agriculture

The Rockefeller Foundation, marking 100 years of global innovation, is hosting a Summit in Abuja, Nigeria titled, "Realizing the Potential of African Agriculture: Catalytic...

Researchers look to nanotech to keep fruit fresh

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 29 May 2012. It's ridiculous to think that 40% of fruit yields in India are lost to the...

Madagascar: Food-for-work scheme helps Malagasy forests and people

The dry, spiny forests of southern Madagascar comprise one of the most unique ecosystems in the world, but they are becoming increasingly endangered as...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 24 February–9 March 2011

Below is a round up of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 24 February–9 March 2011 African Academy of Sciences appoints...

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