Elanco Animal Health has received a $2.86m grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide sustainable development solutions in order to address food insecurity in East African countries
Leán Muller has recently been appointed as the new head to direct Fairtrade Label in accomplishing the vast goals it has set for 2017
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The search is on for alternatives to big plantations and estates that can bring in private investment without dispossessing local people
“The conference is designed to provide the leadership of the farming community in southern Africa with strategic insights into the future of agriculture and its implications.”
TR4 is a plant disease of the roots of banana plants. GLOBALG.A.P. developed a tool whereby banana producers can curb the spread of the disease
Manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions AGCO plans to further develop its Challenger farm machinery business in Africa
More than 1.4-million people in Angola, including many children, have been affected by a "chronic drought" that has increased the risk of disease, a UN report said on Wednesday, 17 May
MasterCard Foundation is partnering with MSU for the AgriFood Youth Opportunity Lab which will support 15,000 young people in Nigeria and Tanzania to access employment and entrepreneurship opportunities
It is in the interest of agribusinesses to utilise development organisations as an effective channel to establish trust and create successful relationships with rural farmers.
Justice Novati Rutenge 18 May 2017
To drive agro-industrialisation, we must be able to finance the sector. Doing so will help unlock the potential of agriculture as a business on the continent
Dr Akinwumi Adesina 17 May 2017
From Indian startup Kheyti, the modular greenhouse is an affordable solution for low-income farmers
Overlooking gender issues in agriculture also comes at a high cost for the economies. A recent study by the World Bank concluded that closing the gender gap in agriculture would increase Tanzania's GDP
Climate change is negatively affecting many regions of the world. The impact is more pronounced in regions with limited economic resources
Despite coming relatively late to large-scale food production and export, the continent has a number of advantages driving its ability to boost food production and access new global markets
The ongoing and severe shortage of well-trained personnel entering the agri-sector and agri-related industries, including farm managers, section managers, and sales personnel, poses a significant risk to food security on the continent
Scientists have called for quick, multi-institutional collaboration and coordinated action against the Fall armyworm that has ravaged maize to avoid economic hardship for smallholders in the region and across Africa generally
Turkey and six African countries signed cooperation deals in agriculture, fisheries, and livestock. Agriculture is a strategic sector and a must for the African continent
Hello Kiwi recently exhibited at the Food and Hospitality Exhibition (HOSTEX) and held a convention for stakeholders and media where the Greek Kiwi Producers Association discussed the importance of the trade relationship with South Africa as well as regulations with the Fresh Produce Imports Association. Thus, the European Unions's Hello Kiwi Programme is further building relationships with key players in the South African market in order to export Europe's kiwifruit to South Africa and have Greek kiwifruit sold in major retail stores.
WASHINGTON, US - US farm equipment giant John Deere has dropped plans to acquire a unit of Monsanto amid concerns the merger would be challenged by regulators.
With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech. The new tool taps into satellite data to help farmers achieve reliable agricultural yields and allows for the optimisation of irrigation systems.