Introduction of New Radio Technology to Rwanda Communities

SC Johnson distributed 225 MP3-enabled Lifeplayer radios to remote farm communities in northern Rwanda. SC Johnson is the first to use this new technology...

UN Launches Phone Scheme to Help Poor Buy Food

The United Nations has launched a pilot programme that uses mobile telephone technology to facilitate cash transfers to help thousands of poor people that...

Livestock development key for economic growth in Africa

The Standard Methods and Procedures in Animal Health Project is Launched during the project’s inception workshop.   The African Union Commission (AUC) is hosting a workshop...

Agro-ecology methods are key to food security

Agro-ecological farming methods, not industrial-scale agriculture will be needed to ensure food security and protect food supplies from the impacts of climate change, argues Olivier...

HORN OF AFRICA: Greater food insecurity forecast

NAIROBI, 5 April 2012 (IRIN) - Food insecurity in the eastern Horn of Africa is expected to worsen as a result of less rain...

Middle Eastern and African Markets food trade growing stronger

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains - 25 May 2012 The Middle Eastern and African Markets food trade is reaching for the stars - a business...

Agricultural transformation on agenda of African Economic Conference

The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) kicked off in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday with a consensus on the need to scale up the continent’s...

West African farmers ‘already adapting to climate change’

(COTONOU, BENIN) African farmers have developed new cultivation techniques and adopted short-season crop varieties using their own experience and observation to adapt to climate...

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...

New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)

In the 10 years since its creation, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) had helped countries improve their agriculture, infrastructure and health sectors,...

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