UNEP & Agric. Ministry Press Conference: Avoiding Future Famines 16 Oct, Safari Park, 1:30...

Press Conference Invitation Hosted by UNEP & the Ministry of Agriculture, Kenya at the Third Agricultural Development Sector Forum On World Food Day Avoiding Future Famines: UN Report...

Kenya: Irrigation catches on

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South Africa’s Unique Problem and the Agricultural Insurance Market

By Susan Wells - AfricanBrains Oscillating between drought and heavy rains, the climate in South Africa has heavily impacted its regional crop insurance industry. Not...

The Government of Senegal to officially host this year’s AgriBusiness Forum

The Government of Senegal and EMRC International partner to spotlight Africa’s agricultural and Agri-Food sector potential.   7th September, Dakar, Senegal Organised under the patronage of the...

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...

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