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...

Soros Economic Development Fund and IFU Invest Millions in Food Security and Clean Cooking...

Soros Economic Development Fund and IFU Invest Millions in Food Security and Clean Cooking Venture in Africa – Funding for CleanStar Mozambique benefits smallholder...

Regional Multi-stakeholder Workshop on Food Security and Nutrition to be Held in Khartoum

FAO Regional Office for the Near East in collaboration with the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is organizing a Regional Multi-Stakeholder workshop on...

Greener cities crucial to African food security

Africa’s urban population is growing faster than that of any other region, but many of its cities are not keeping pace with the increasing...

Livestock development key for economic growth in Africa

The Standard Methods and Procedures in Animal Health Project is Launched during the project’s inception workshop.   The African Union Commission (AUC) is hosting a workshop...

Uganda: Simplified diagnosis tool could reduce cattle fatalities

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 27 August 2012. Marc McIlhone - AfricanBrains A simple low tech tool is set to revolutionize diagnosis of...

A quiet water revolution

Quietly, a revolution to develop cheap ways to draw water for irrigation is unfolding in small villages and rural regions in sub-Saharan Africa and...

Tanzanian Minister of Agriculture and AGRA President challenge African leadership to take food security...

African Green Revolution Forum to convene global and international leaders. Tanzania’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Cooperatives the Honorable Christopher Chiza and President of the...

The 5th Forest Science Symposium

The recent 5th Forest Science Symposium co-hosted by the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR) and the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry &...

Small African Organic Cocoa Farmers Get Boost to Market

Organic cocoa grown in Vanuatu is high quality and certifiable, but farmers there have small plots, and therefore little competitive market power. Massage School...

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