Analysis: Agriculture in a changing environment

JOHANNESBURG, 24 January 2012 (IRIN) - Agriculture has been seen either as a cause or victim of global warming at the UN climate change talks over the...

Investment in agricultural innovation needed to fight poverty and hunger

FAO Director-General addresses agriculture during G20 summit. Promoting sustainable agriculture requires a renewed focus on innovation and investment in research, technology and capacity development, FAO...

World Bank approves $750 Million for Kenya in support of reforms in agriculture, housing,...

The operation lends support to the government’s “Big Four” agenda which prioritizes agriculture, affordable housing, universal health coverage, and manufacturing The World Bank Board of...

AGCO Calls for a New Vision for Agriculture in Africa

DULUTH, Ga., Jan 23, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Model farm projects planned for Africa AGCO, Your Agriculture Company AGCO -0.64% , a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural...

Calls for concerted efforts to strengthen East African Community

The former Speaker of EALA, Rt. Hon Abdulrahman Kinana yesterday addressed the Assembly, urging the legislators to consolidate gains and to continue the push...

$2 million to fund research on African vegetable crops

Small-farm operators in Africa and parts of Asia are intended to reap the benefits from two $1 million grants supporting seed-related research for indigenous...

AUC Chairperson calls for enhanced efforts to fight hunger and malnutrition

African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, H.E Dr. Nkhosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for enhanced efforts in Africa to fight hunger and malnutrition. Dr. Dlamini-Zuma, represented by...

‘Green wall’ project gathers pace in Senegal

Senegal is planting its latest batch of seedlings for Africa's 'wall of trees' initiative this week — the first planting since a memorandum...

Visit of Parliamentary State Secretary to the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture...

Dr. Maria Flachsbarth, Parliamentary State Secretary to the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture visited Namibia from April 5th to April 6th Ms. Flachsbarth...

Gauteng farmer turns to innovation to mitigate climate change

After losing almost all of her crops to floods and the effects of drought in 2016, Samkelisiwe Chunda decided there was a need to...

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