Post Tagged with: "Agriculture"

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UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize Awarded To Two Scientists And One Research Institution For Work In Life Sciences, Disease Control And Agriculture

August 28, 2014 at 09:47

Award ceremony will bring scientists together to address issues affecting Africa and the current Ebola epidemic The 2014 International UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in Life Sciences has been awarded […]

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United States and Five African Countries Announce Intention To Join Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture

August 15, 2014 at 14:35

Liberia, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania and the United States confirmed last week their intention to join the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA). At the August 4 U.S.-Africa Leaders […]

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African Leaders commit to end hunger by 2025 through investments in agriculture

August 11, 2014 at 14:38

Africans cannot prosper on just hopeful summit declarations – Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Africa’s leaders unanimously agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by 2025 with the signing of […]

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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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