New Chinese Funded Research and Training Centers Opening in Angola

It was recently announced by the secretary of State for Cooperation in Luanda that China will supporting Angola’s recent endeavor to develop center’s for...

SA makes the most of its land

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will finalise the development of its agroforestry strategy this year to promote multiple...

Fish farming project changes lives

By Nosihle Shelembe–SAnews.gov.za In a community where over 50 percent of the population rely on government grants and over 20 percent of households live below...

Bridging the gap between forestry and agriculture to improve food security

FAO calls for better coordination between the two sectors towards sustainable farming systems and forest management. While agriculture remains the most significant driver of global...

Agriculture offers economic opportunity

By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – One way that Africa could create economic opportunity is by ensuring growth in the agriculture sector, says Microsoft founder and philanthropist...

US Shiitake-Farmer Volunteers Work with Oyster Mushroom Farmers in Ghana

Volunteering with USAID agency’s ACDI/VOCA Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Lost Creek Mushroom Farm owners Douglass and Dr. Sandra Williams traveled to Ghana, West Africa, to work...

AgBiome Awarded Grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation AgBiome,LLC

AgBiome, LLC, a leader in the development of microbial solutions for agriculture, has been awarded a multi-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates...

The vital role of adapted and resilient pastoral systems in the face of climate...

The workshop on Policy Dialogue and Strengthening of the capacity of pastoralists’ networks and organizations concluded today by reaffirming the vital role of adapted...

Press Statement of the 607th PSC open session Meeting on the theme: “Agriculture, food...

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), held its 607th meeting on 27 June 2016, which was dedicated to an...

OECD and FAO see likely end to period of high agricultural prices but urge...

Food demand to rise strongly in coming decade; production gains alone will not suffice to eradicate hunger - action needed. The recent period of high...

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