Jatropha: A Promising Rural Bioenergy Crop for Ghana

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recently released a report examining the potential for jatropha as a sustainable biodiesel...

Africa Goes Bananas for Peppers

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has published a paper announcing the successful transfer of green pepper genes to bananas. Banana Xanthomonas Wilt...

Diversifying Investment into Zambia

With Zambian Ministers and officials traveling the world and welcoming delegations to the country, we are beginning to see the fruits of their labour...

Uncovering South Africa’s Natural Riches

2010 Toyota Enviro Outreach and International Barcode of Life (iBOL) will document life in biodiversity hotspots. A fleet of Toyota (10 Toyota Hilux pickups) carrying South...

Agriculture Sector

The agricultural sector in Africa is key to the ongoing sustainable development of the continent. Advances in agricultural technologies are needed to improve crop...

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