Uganda: Business With a Touch of Healthy Nutrition

Welcome to the world of a young nutritionist making money using soya protein ingredients to enhance the nutrition, functionality and economics of meat and...

Global Shea Alliance Conference to Feature President Mahama, Agriculture And Trade Ministers, and More

More than 400 individuals representing all levels of the shea industry will gather in Accra, Ghana from March 21 to 23 for Shea 2016:...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 10–23 March 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 March 2011 Africa's ability to handle GM organisms questioned Namanga...

Africa’s mollusc stocks at risk from ocean acidification

Fishermen in Haiti and some African countries could lose their livelihoods as ocean acidification causes a decline in mollusc populations, a study has...

Africa needs new organisations that support innovation

The scientific community should create a new generation of intergovernmental organisations that promote innovative science to address economic problems in Africa, argues Calestous Juma,...

Africa Year of Agriculture and Food Security

Heavy investments needed in on-farm and off-farm infrastructure along agriculture value chain. The African Development Bank Group's commemoration of the Africa Year of Agriculture and...

Africa: Audacious Aim to End Poverty

Nairobi —The United States African Development Foundation (ADF) tackles tough problems. An independent public agency established by an act of Congress, it operates among...

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...

X-ray technology harnessed to grow more nutritious crops

Agricultural researchers in Rwanda have adapted a technology widely used in the mining sector to analyse the mineral content of food crops such...

Awards will go to scientists in Ghana, Tanzania

A scheme aiming to build research capacity in Ghana and Tanzania by supporting promising individual scientists is entering its second phase. Agriculture is a...

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