February 28, 2021

    Anuvia raises $103 million to commercialize its novel fertilizer

    Anuvia Plant Nutrients has raised $103 million to commercialize its novel fertilizer technology. The company, backed by investors like TPG ART, Pontifax Global…
    February 28, 2021

    The Curious Case of Substandard Fertilizers in Kenya

    Moroccan fertilizer company OCP is facing an unprecedented challenge in Kenya: the bombshell announcement of the arrest warrant against several…
    February 28, 2021

    Northern Uganda farmers reap big from irrigation

    Hundreds of farmers in northern Uganda have embraced irrigation to increase crop production during the dry season and boost food…
    February 28, 2021

    EMPASS poultry firm wants gov’t intervention to expand production

    The management of the Gambia’s leading poultry processing company, EMPASS has called for government intervention in addressing their challenges and…
    February 28, 2021

    2020 egg production reaches new high

    TABLE egg production in the country last year reached a new high of 59,3 million dozens, surpassing the previous year’s…
    February 28, 2021

    Africa’s Youth Finds its Power in Transforming Food Systems

    With  one in every five    young people today coming from Africa, it has become increasingly hard to ignore us. In fact,…
    February 28, 2021

    Nigerian Brand, JR Farms Acquires 11% Stake in Rwandan Firm

    JR Firms, an agribusiness firm with headquarters in Nigeria, has announced partnership with Sanit Wing Rwanda through the acquisition of…
    February 28, 2021

    Fishers and farmers struggle as climate change in Kenya’s Tana Delta

    GEF and UN Environment act to protect key nature site that faces catastrophe from even limited sea level rises It’s…
    February 28, 2021

    This Ethiopian grain could be California’s new superfood | NorCal Strong

    It’s a Gluten free gain, high in iron and fiber. This Ethiopian grain could be California’s new superfood | NorCal…
    February 28, 2021

    Zimbabwe: Huge Uptake for John Deere Equipment Facility

    Farmers have responded overwhelmingly to the John Deere Mechanisation facility, with 54 of the 60 tractors availed so far being…
    February 28, 2021

    Yobe Government trains 50 farmers in pasture production

    Dr Mairo Amshi, the Yobe Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, on Friday said that the ministry had trained 50…
    February 28, 2021

    Nigeria: Agribusiness – Govt Builds Capacity of Extension Workers On Yam Production

     As the novel Coronavirus compounds woes in global food production, availability, affordability and accessibility, the Federal Government, Wednesday, moved to…
    February 28, 2021

    Nigeria: Govt to Deploy ICT to Boost Agric Extension Services

    Amidst challenges facing agricultural extension services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has said the use…
    February 28, 2021

    NIRSAL’S LATEST N148 BILLION FINANCING TO BOOST NIGERIA’S AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

    The Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, (NIRSAL PLC) has announced the disbursement of over N148 billion worth of…
    February 28, 2021

    South Africa: Agriculture On African Swine Fever Outbreak in Western Cape

    The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) and the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, jointly report an…
    February 28, 2021

    New ASF cases found in parts of Africa

    Fresh outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in parts of Africa, including South Africa’s Western Cape region, reporting its first…
    February 28, 2021

    Farmers’ officers receive artificial insemination training

    AGRITEX and Department of Veterinary Services extension officers from Insiza and Matobo districts received artificial insemination training in Bulawayo recently.…
    February 28, 2021

    Let’s support local poultry production!

    Poultry production is the fastest and rapidly growing business in attaining any country’s food self-sufficiency drive. The lucrative venture is…
    February 28, 2021

    Poultry: AfDB Sponsored Scheme Unlocks Nigerian Youths’ Potential

    As Nigeria continues in its stride to boost potential in agric value chain, a team of youth agripreneurs trained by…
    February 28, 2021

    Farmers sleep with one eye open as stock theft costs SA R1.4bn annually By Bongani Hans Time of article published Feb 26, 2021

    LIVESTOCK theft is costing the South African economy about R1.4 billion annually, said Willie Clack, the national chairperson of the…
    February 23, 2021

    Nigeria: Achieving Progress in Agricultural Transformation

    On the 12th of February 2020, the President of the 24th General Assembly of the United Nations, our own Tijjani…
    February 23, 2021

    Hidden opportunities for aquaculture

    The Poverty, Income, Consumption and Expenditure Survey undertaken by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimSTATS) in 2017 was released recently…
    February 23, 2021

    Richer harvests: Advent of technology in agriculture sector has proven to be a game-changer

    With the rapid usage of precision data, artificial intelligence and machine learning found their place in the agriculture industry. Technological…
    February 23, 2021

    Farmers fight back: Making animal feed from a locust plague

    Kenya is battling some of the worst locust plagues in decades, but start-up The Bug Picture hopes to transform the…
    February 23, 2021

    Nutrient-rich foods for a healthy diet

    According to the World Health Organization-WHO, a healthy diet helps to protect against malnutrition in all its forms, as well…

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      February 28, 2021

      This Ethiopian grain could be California’s new superfood | NorCal Strong

      It’s a Gluten free gain, high in iron and fiber. This Ethiopian grain could be California’s new superfood | NorCal…
      February 23, 2021

      Cargill releases Decade of Impact report with global charity CARE on cocoa sustainability

      The Cargill group has unveiled its latest report with global humanitarian organisation CARE on progress assisting cocoa communities in Ghana…
      February 15, 2021

      Bühler has proved reliability and robustness in 2020

      Uzwil (Switzerland), February 15, 2021 – In 2020, Bühler proved to be a reliable partner to all its stakeholders and…
      February 2, 2021

      Driving the market for plant-based meat with PolyCool 1000

      Uzwil (Switzerland), February 2, 2021 – Bühler announces the launch of PolyCool 1000, a high-performance cooling die that, together with…
      January 31, 2021

      Gambia loses tons of groundnuts to Senegalese wholesalers

      In an effort to get the best price for their groundnuts, farmers in the Gambia are selling their product to…
      January 6, 2021

      Accurate registration of weight and quality – a top priority in poultry processing

      Weight and quality are two key attributes of a chicken, determining profitability for the processor Producing top quality products will…
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