New Head of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation

Ugandan Dr Denis Tumwesigye Kyetere has been appointed the Executive Director at the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF). Dr Kyetere will assume office on 1...

Nigeria: Local Scientists Develop Vitamin Enriched Cassava

Nigerian scientists at the National Roots Crops Research Institute, NCRI, in collaboration with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, have developed and released...

FFA Members Return from Educational, Cultural Experience in South Africa

FFA members recently returned from a 14-day educational and cultural experience in South Africa. FFA members recently returned from a 14-day educational and cultural experience...

Farmers make more money with ecological farming- Greenpeace

More money for small scale farmers with ecological farming – this is the message contained in a Greenpeace Africa report released in Nairobi today....

Green Revolution plan agreed at Ghana meeting

A private sector-led drive to contribute to a 'Green Revolution' in Africa took a step forward last week with the agreement of a "very...

Brown Revolution Program in Africa

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced a joint effort to improve the quality of Africa’s depleted soils....

U.S. Government Partners with Private Ethiopian Banks

U.S. Government Partners with Private Ethiopian Banks to Increase Access to Credit in Agriculture and Health Sectors The U.S. Government expanded its loan financing program...

SA: Funding project plays vital role in farmer’s success

Award-winning Mthatha farmer says funding from the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) opened doors for Mthatha Airport Agricultural Services (MAAS). Fezeka Mkile says the...

Madagascar needs more than $41 million to end locust plague / Half of the...

Madagascar needs more than $22 million of emergency funding by June to start fighting a severe locust plague that threatens the country’s next cropping...

SA to host Global Conference on Agriculture

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will open the 3rd Global Conference on Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change in Johannesburg...

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