Maize shortage renews debate over GM in Zimbabwe

By IRIN News - tn/jk/rz A major shortage of maize has sent the price of maize meal, used for porridge and poultry feed, spiralling in...

Mobile app will help millions of farmers

High-tech Scots excellence will help tens of millions of farmers across Africa to solve animal health issues, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon revealed yesterday. Glasgow-based...

Swaziland: MSF rolls out innovative medical approach to prevent mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission

Stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS from mothers to their children is an essential step in curbing the disease’s epidemic in Swaziland. Since February 2013, an...

“No” to forestry in fynbos areas, says invasive species specialists

It may no longer make economic or environmental sense to pursue forestry endeavours using conifers in the Western Cape. If local plantations are to...

Fear of envy stifles agricultural innovation, study says

Fear of envy from neighbours can discourage impoverished villagers from adopting new ideas on how to increase food production, according to...

Agricultural jobs for youth in Africa in the spotlight at High-Level Continental Conference

Engaging young people through use of information and communication technologies as a solution to end hunger and poverty The Youth Employment in Agriculture Conference will...

Kenya: The Project for Rehabilitation of Street-children through Organic Farming, 8th of February 2017...

Prior to the project, Moyo Children Centre (MCC) was unable to provide drug-addicted children with the individualized attention that they need for successful rehabilitation The...

Agribusiness set to boom in Africa, says DHL

It is no secret that Africa is on the rise and increasingly offering lucrative opportunities to local businesses due to the continent’s steady economic...

First ever MeerKAT rises from the desert

The first of the 64 antennas of the MeerKAT telescope, the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the southern hemisphere, and a precursor...

BRICS countries enhance scientific cooperation

Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom says South Africa is committed to building stronger cooperation in science, technology and innovation with the BRICS member...

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