Female jobs in agricultural supply chains mean “choice and independence”

Olam research launched in support of International Women’s Day ‘gender agenda’ In support of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March and ‘The Gender...

Ending hunger and malnutrition in Malawi

Crop diversification, increasing the productivity and production of farmers through small-scale irrigation projects, improving local market systems, and other actions being implemented by the...

Africa Fights Climate Change

The African Development Bank is hosting the fourth meeting of the Board of Program Directors of the Climate for Development in Africa Initiative. -    AfDB hosts...

Airtel Africa partners with UN Women

Women farmers in the East and Horn of Africa region are poised to benefit from practical information-sharing tools via Airtel’s mobile networks.   •    Airtel Africa signs...

Cell phones revolutionizing Kenya’s livestock sector

Cell phones revolutionizing Kenya’s livestock sector / Mobile phones send first alerts for livestock diseases, and Web access by cell phone means endless innovations...

Equatorial Guinea: African trust fund for food security becomes reality

African trust fund for food security becomes reality / Equatorial Guinea provides first contribution of $30 million for “Africa for Africa” anti-hunger pool Equatorial Guinea...

Why the Sahel needs $1.6 billion again this year

The 2013 Sahel Regional Strategy calls for US$1.66 billion to help meet humanitarian needs and build up resilience among vulnerable groups - an identical...

Egyptian farmers fearful as locust threat looms

Scattered pockets of locusts in southern Egypt and northern Sudan are a threat to agricultural land, warns the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)....

Staff of UN food agencies in Mozambique receive Award of Excellence / FAO, IFAD...

Staff of UN food agencies in Mozambique receive Award of Excellence / FAO, IFAD and WFP work together to improve food security   In acknowledgement of...

Agriculture bursary scheme’s budget not enough

Pretoria - The Department of Agriculture’s external comprehensive bursary scheme’s annual budget of R12.5 million needs to be increased to give more financial support...

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