Zuma returns from AU Summit

President Jacob Zuma has returned from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, where he attended the 22nd Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly of...

Plan to boost African rice R&D unveiled

A research strategy to help boost rice production in Africa has been formally unveiled by the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), a pan-African agricultural...

UN ‘needs greater integration between science and policy’

A report by a top-level political panel has endorsed calls for greater integration of science into all levels of policymaking on sustainable development. UN may...

Why the Sahel needs $1.6 billion again this year

The 2013 Sahel Regional Strategy calls for US$1.66 billion to help meet humanitarian needs and build up resilience among vulnerable groups - an identical...

DREA Commissioner and Director FAO SRC Eastern Africa and Representative to AUC and UNECA...

H.E Mrs. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, Commissioner for the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture, AUC received Dr. Patrick Kormawa, FAO Sub-Regional Office for Eastern...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 10–23 February 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 February 2011 New soybean varieties changing farmers' fortunes in...

AFRICA: Thinking big on climate change modelling

ADDIS ABABA, 13 October 2010 (IRIN) - If African countries had had the capacity to do climate change projections, their data could have been...

Artificial fish habitats along Somali coast to benefit coastal communities

FAO and EU Naval Force deploy 25 Fish-Aggregating Devices in a bid to boost local fisheries, improve nutrition, reduce piracy. FAO, working with the European...

Fisheries: Urgent action needed on overfishing, pollution and climate change

Fisheries: Urgent action needed on overfishing, pollution and climate change / FAO Director-General at Committee on Fisheries says sustainable fisheries and aquaculture crucial to...

ONE applauds AU Malabo Declaration’s re-commitment to agriculture transformation

African leaders re-affirmed their intention to devote 10% of their national budgets to agricultural development ONE.org (http://www.one.org) applauded African Union leaders today for solidifying their...

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