Africa could feed itself, says development expert

Africa could feed itself within a generation through the application of science-based techniques to agricultural production, according to the editor of a report on...

Scientists find desert cure for date disease

Poisonous plants from the Sahara desert have proven effective in killing a fungus that is ravaging date palms in Algeria and Morocco ―...

Agritech Outreach Programme to Assist School in Chisamba with Upgrades, Supplies and Farming

"Working with the ZNFU we are organising an international exhibition of the latest agriculture machinery and technologies to drive growth in the Zambian farming...

3rd Africa Rice Congress (ARC2013) Early registration deadline extended to 15 July 2013

3rd Africa Rice Congress (ARC2013) Participant’s Registration Participants planning to attend the Congress, register NOW to receive EARLY registration discounted prices as they will only...

SA: Green initiatives to be celebrated on Arbor Day

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, will on Tuesday attend Arbor Day celebrations at the eThekwini Municipality at Mpumalanga stadium in...

How Africa Can Transform Land Tenure, Revolutionize Agriculture, and End Poverty, A Ten Step...

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to nearly half of the world’s usable, uncultivated land but so far the continent has not been able to develop...

In African agriculture, information is power

Ghana: You don’t have to spend long in many African agricultural markets to realise the need for better information. Farmers lack prices, traders need...

AfricaRice and its Belgian partners win T W Schultz Prize

An international research team led by Dr Matty Demont, Value Chain Economist at the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), received the prestigious T W Schultz...

SA: Farmsecure Agri Science is now revolutionising agri science

Agricultural science service provider Farmsecure Agri Science (FAS) has strengthened its position in South Africa’s deciduous and table grape industries. Through the merging of the...

Weeding out Ebola in Liberia

An innovative African initiative to strengthen food systems while combating Ebola Thousands of smallholder farmers in Liberia are set to benefit from an innovative seed...

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