The MasterCard Foundation has committed a total of $38.3 million for programmes to improve productivity and market access for farmers in 11 African countries
The continued drought throughout East Africa has had a significant impact on maize harvests and pushed the prices of staple foods and cereals to very high levels, burdening households and posing special risks for pastoralists
Four of the 10 countries hammered hardest in 2015 by climate-boosted extreme weather are in Africa
A majority of rural households in Africa keep different livestock species. But only a small proportion can afford to keep good quality livestock
Thumbi Mwangi 13 Oct 2016
Nationwide survey of soil conditions is leading to more effective use of fertilisers and could boost food security
Pius Sawa 30 Sep 2016
The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events
Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
Agribusiness TV is an internet television station which aims to inspire youth interest in farming in Burkina Faso and further afield in Africa
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
The main planting season is winding down in Ethiopia, but there is still a small window of opportunity for farmers to plant the last set of crops in September and grow food for millions
Dupont's Pioneer unit hopes to expand its hybrid corn seed partnership with African governments and aid groups, to Tanzania, after setting up programmes for farmers to use its seed in Ethiopia and Zambia
Tshepiso Mokhema 11 Aug 2016
"The goal is nothing if not ambitious: we believe that by 2025, the continent of Africa can be a net exporter, not an importer, of food."
icipe and The MasterCard Foundation has announced a $10.35 million commitment with the aim to create employment opportunities for young people through
Manufacturer of agriculture equipment, AGCO, is showcasing its new Massey Ferguson Farm Mechanisation package at the 10th Biennial US-Africa Business Summit
Bosch Packaging Technology hosted the first International Coffee Processing and Packaging Round Table during the third annual Addis Agrofood Exhibition
Representatives from East Africa youth-owned startups and small and medium-sized enterprises were nominated to participate in this year's African Green Revolution Forum
Food security in the sub-Saharan African region improved this year because of greater food availability and income growth‚ the DuPont global food security index shows.
WASHINGTON, USA: Two genes that are resistant to fungal wheat disease may help ward off a growing epidemic of stem rust that threatens crops in Africa, the Middle East and beyond, researchers said.