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Syngenta and USAID/ Feed the Future Invest $1.8 million to help Smallholder Farmers in...

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Agribusiness Congress East Africa Returns to Dar es Salaam as Region Focuses on the...

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Nigeria pins green revolution hopes on cassava

Nigeria's drive to boost the quality and processing of cassava, launched two months ago as part of a larger plan to turn the...

IFAD and Senegal Heads to talk on food self-sufficiency

Senegal – The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. Nwanze will meet with Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade to discuss...

Cooperatives can bolster inclusive growth in Africa

FAO and Rabobank renew partnership to help smallholders participate in agribusiness boom Africa boasts huge potential for social and economic development, with agribusiness poised to...

Borderless 2015 Conference: Regional Trade and Food Security

Borderless 2015 Conference has been scheduled to take place from 19th to 21st May 2015 in Côte d’Ivoire under the theme: “Regional Trade and...

Investment in agricultural innovation needed to fight poverty and hunger

FAO Director-General addresses agriculture during G20 summit. Promoting sustainable agriculture requires a renewed focus on innovation and investment in research, technology and capacity development, FAO...

Maximising Africa’s bioenergy potential

African bioenergy projects must focus on new technologies and receive stronger political support, says biofuel expert Emile van Zyl. Africa has immense potential when it...

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)....

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