Herakles Farms Appoints Dr. Atanga Ekobo as Vice President of Conservation in Cameroon

Former World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Program Coordinator to Lead Environmental Sustainability Efforts Herakles Farms (also known as SG-SOC) (http://www.heraklesfarms.com), a New York-based agriculture...

FAO helps Darfur farmers and herders live in peace / Farmers enjoy bumper harvest...

In a field in North Darfur, farmer Salaheldin Suleiman Hilal looks pleased. He’s finished harvesting his golden sorghum crop and unlike previous years he...

AGCO Starts Local Production in North Africa

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, held a ceremony yesterday to mark the production of the first...

HIV/AIDSS effort by Olam and partners reaches out to over 234,000 people across rural...

Global agri business Olam, along with NGO partners, has mobilised its supply chain network this month to get vital education and healthcare support to...

U.S.-Based Blumberg Grain to Establish Manufacturing Hub for High-Tech Grain Storage Systems in West...

Site selection under way; Hub country to serve US$6.3 billion West African Market. U.S.-based Blumberg Grain, a global provider of high-tech, vertically integrated crop and...

African Water Facility Grant Helps Kenyan Pastoralists Build Resilience to Climate Change in Drought...

€690,000 grant from the African Water Facility (AWF) signed by the African Development Bank An estimated 150,000 people from pastoral communities, including students and teachers...

BADEA and AfricaRice join hands to build rice / R&D capacity in sub-Saharan Africa

More than 40 participants from 19 African countries benefited recently from a specially designed hands-on training course on best-bet integrated rice management (IRM) practices...

Food security linked to peace in the Sahel – FAO Director-General / Famine in...

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that improving food security in the Sahel will contribute to peace and stability in the region. He...

African Union Commission Joint Ministerial Conference for Agriculture and Trade

When:November 29-30, 2012 Where:Main Conference Hall, AUC Headquarters,Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Who:Organized by the African Union Commission Objectives:     The two day Ministerial Conference themed, “Boosting intra African trade:...

Zimbabwe: e-Vouchers boost access to agricultural inputs

Johnson Mhaka, 50, an agro-dealer based in Goromonzi, about 40km southeast of the capital Harare, is enjoying robust 2012-13 sales thanks to the UN...

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