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Digitization of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty

One Acre Fund cut payment losses and collection costs by over 80 percent, boosting farmers’ satisfaction and economic opportunity A new case study by the...

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...

2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Awarded to Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina

Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) co-founder Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon awarded one million dollars (USD) to this year's Sunhak Peace...

AfDB: Transformation of cocoa production, rural economy, energy in focus, as Adesina visits Ghana

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way...

Côte d’Ivoire is becoming the bread basket of West Africa

Fairtrade moves the 5th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa from Accra to Abidjan Market update: Good business prospects for the agrofood, plastics and packaging industries...

Empowering rural women will lead to agric growth, poverty eradication – Zambia First Lady

Mrs Lungu was the keynote speaker at a side-event co-organised by FAO, IFAD, WFP, UN Women, the EU and the Permanent Mission of Slovak...

Engaging South Africa on FAO’s Internship, Volunteers and Fellowship programmes

The aim of the one-day seminar is to raise awareness about the FAO Internship, Volunteers and Fellowship programmes and to identify modalities and opportunities...

SA: Labour to plough R800m into agriculture

By – SAnews.gov.za The Department of Labour has announced its intention to invest R800 million in agriculture and related business over the next year. The announcement...

Argentina-Netherlands-Mozambique triangular cooperation

The Argentine Republic thus reaffirms its commitment to cooperate with African countries in the field of agro-industry, through public-private and third sector partnerships. On 22-23...

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