Post Tagged with: "Agriculture"

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Over 2 million Africans tell African leaders at AU Summit to Do Agric

June 27, 2014 at 13:24

African citizens join the continent’s top musicians, hundreds of CSOs, and ONE.org to ask leaders to invest more and better in agriculture As the 23rd African Union (AU) Heads of […]

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South Africa: SADC promotes climate smart agriculture

June 11, 2014 at 17:17

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has hosted its first ever workshop to train journalists in the region to enhance reporting on climate smart agriculture. The two-day workshop opened […]

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

June 10, 2014 at 14:39

Fisheries: Urgent action needed on overfishing, pollution and climate change / FAO Director-General at Committee on Fisheries says sustainable fisheries and aquaculture crucial to food security and nutrition FAO Director-General […]

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“Give us access to land, seeds and credit facilities” – African Farmers

May 1, 2014 at 15:00

“The voice of farmers need to be heard to leapfrog agricultural transformation in Africa,” says Director of Programme at the New Partnership for Africa’s Development, (NEPAD) Agency Mrs Estherine Lisinge-Fotabong. […]

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Zambia: Agritech Expo in Chisamba this month was “a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers”

April 22, 2014 at 11:00

More than 8000 people from all over Zambia attended historic launch event Agritech Expo “was a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers,” says Dr Evelyn Nguleka, President of […]

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FAO urges countries to step up action against destructive banana disease

April 15, 2014 at 16:45

FAO urges countries to step up action against destructive banana disease / Following its spread to Africa and the Middle East, Fusarium wilt TR4 increases the risks to livelihoods and […]

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19 of Africa’s most popular recording artists came together as one to record Cocoa ‘na Chocolate. The song is in support of ONE.org’s Do Agric, It Pays campaign. These artists are using their voices to inspire young people to tell political leaders ahead of the African Union summit in June that the time has come to adopt better agricultural policies that will help tackle youth unemployment, provide better support to small holder farmers, boost productivity, increase value chains, and help lift millions of Africans out of extreme poverty.

Africa’s Biggest Music Stars & ONE.org Launch ‘Cocoa na Chocolate’ to Revolutionize Agriculture

March 31, 2014 at 08:54

19 recording artists. 11 countries. 10 languages. ONE message to African Leaders: Do Agric, It Pays! ONE.org (http://www.one.org) today launched one of the continent’s biggest musical collaborations ever, ‘Cocoa na […]

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African Union Celebrates the Africa Environment and Wangari Maathai Day in Maseru

March 6, 2014 at 12:45

“Unless we step up practical messages to ensure that our productive lands are preserved and degraded lands restored, nothing would stop agriculture in Africa from encroaching on existing forests to […]

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SA: Agriculture central to fighting poverty, unemployment

February 28, 2014 at 15:30

Agriculture has become central to the work of government to address the triple challenges of unemployment, poverty and inequality, said Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Addressing delegates at […]

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Complex causes underpin undernourishment and malnutrition in the Near East and North Africa

February 25, 2014 at 10:36

Complex causes underpin undernourishment and malnutrition in the Near East and North Africa / FAO highlights need for strategic regional cooperation on food security Conflict, rapid population growth and urbanization, […]

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