Angola joins Equatorial Guinea in contributing to Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

Angola joins Equatorial Guinea in contributing to Africa Solidarity Trust Fund / Government of Angola donates $10 million to fund food security actions in...

Carbon projects for smallholder farmers can ‘reduce poverty’

Projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on small-scale farms can help African farmers access carbon markets and reduce poverty, and should be scaled-up, according...

EU signs new agreement to boost agriculture and promotes access to energy in Zambia

European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, is about to sign a new agreement to support smallholder farmers and promote agricultural conservation in Zambia, during...

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...

ECA should promote cross-country experiences sharing and learning for accelerated Africa’s agric transformation –...

Ethiopia’s State Minister for Agriculture, Mr Wondirad Mandefro has praised ECA for its transformative system wide and prospective approach that has contributed to the...

Cassava’s huge potential as 21st Century crop / FAO offers sustainable farming model to...

Save and Grow, an environmentally-friendly farming model promoted by FAO, can sustainably increase cassava yields by up to 400 percent and help turn this...

Nanotech filter may protect farmed fish from fungus

By Wagdy Sahel - SciDev.Net Iranian scientists have coated a water filter with silver nanoparticles to prevent fungal infections in fish farmed indoors, in a...

African soil diversity mapped for the first time

By Bernard Appiah - SciDev.Net A team of international experts has drawn up the Soil Atlas of Africa — the first such book mapping this...

Desert Locust situation update

Hopper bands in Israel for the first time in 50 years; adult groups in interior of Saudi Arabia As a result of egg-laying in...

Canada Works to Improve Business Environment for African Agriculture

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, attended the World Economic Forum on Africa, Grow Africa Investment Forum, and G-8 New Alliance for...

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