The future for Africa is in transforming agriculture, forum hears

The importance of agriculture and agribusiness in unlocking shared prosperity in Africa was the subject of a high level panel of African leaders who...

Agricultural Policy Research in Africa official launched in Addis Ababa

APRA is a five-year research programme aiming to analyse pathways to agricultural commercialisation and their differential impacts on empowerment of women and girls, poverty...

SA: Farmsecure Agri Science is now revolutionising agri science

Agricultural science service provider Farmsecure Agri Science (FAS) has strengthened its position in South Africa’s deciduous and table grape industries. Through the merging of the...

Africa: Science & Tech news in brief 13-26 Jan 2011

Below is a round up of Science & Tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 13–26 January 2011 Malaria vaccine candidate shows promise...

R2b aqua-farming facility for E-Cape

By SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - Cabinet has welcomed the announcement of a R2 billion aqua-farming facility at the Coega Industrial Development Zone, in the Eastern Cape,...

New Coffee Roasting Plant Will Boost Farmers’ Incomes

Rwanda:   Positive moves are afoot to significantly improve margins on revenues from coffee export in Rwanda by growing a new coffee roasting plant.  Once...

Adesina Urges America to Support African Agriculture as a Business

I do not seek aid for Africa. I seek investments in Africa – Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank The President of the...

South Africa: SADC promotes climate smart agriculture

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has hosted its first ever workshop to train journalists in the region to enhance reporting on climate...

Tanzania: How Irrigation System Could Boost Rice Farming

Mara — RORYA District Council in Mara Region is working towards increasing irrigation farming from 180 hectares this year to 2179 by 2015.  Only...

ONE applauds AU Malabo Declaration’s re-commitment to agriculture transformation

African leaders re-affirmed their intention to devote 10% of their national budgets to agricultural development ONE.org (http://www.one.org) applauded African Union leaders today for solidifying their...

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