Addressing challenges of climate change in Ethiopia

Interview with Mr. Tefera Derebew, Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture, attending the 29th Session of African Regional Conference of FAO, 4-8 April 2016, Abidjan The Ethiopian...

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)....

E Cape should take up opportunities in agriculture

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - The Eastern Cape should take advantage of its strength in agriculture and become a leading agro-processing hub in South Africa,...

West Africa has potential to strengthen its agricultural sector

West Africa has potential to strengthen its agricultural sector / Food security in the region could improve with targeted policy support Boosting productivity, fostering competitiveness...

Putting family farmers first to eradicate hunger

Putting family farmers first to eradicate hunger / SOFA report urges enabling the world’s half billion family farmers to be agents of change Nine out...

Empowering youth to engage in the agricultural sector is key to stimulate economic growth...

Youth vital players in responsible investment in agriculture and food systems Action is needed to enhance agricultural investments by and with young agri-entrepreneurs. Empowering youth...

Africa’s prosperity also lies in creating decent and attractive jobs for rural youth

FAO Director-General: explore opportunities along the food chain, including urban food markets Agriculture will continue to generate employment in Africa over the coming decades, but...

USAID Donates IT Equipment to Enhance Agriculture Data Collection

USAID Mission Director Andrew Karas handed over the IT equipment to the Minister of Food and Agriculture, Honorable Alhaji Mohammed Muniru Limuna. The United States...

Swaziland’s first science policy starts to take shape

A wide range of stakeholders has been meeting in Swaziland to help the country develop its first science and technology policy. The...

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...

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