High level forum: AUC/FAO Support to regional capacity building to reduce post harvest losses

INVITATION TO THE MEDIA WHAT: High level forum : AUC/FAO Support to regional capacity to reduce post harvest losses (Project number TCP/RAF/3311 (D) WHEN: 17-18 October WHERE:...

SA: Boost for women farmers

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has set a target of establishing 15 000 smallholder producers, with a particular focus on women. Commemorating International...

Food security governance plays a vital role

If countries step up their efforts to reduce hunger, the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of hungry people by 2015 can still...

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

After years of devastating crop failures due to drought and erratic rainfall, smallholders in Kenya - who comprise the bulk of the country’s farmers...

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...

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