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Nurture young entrepreneurs to fight hunger

Akinwumi Adesina, a former Nigerian agriculture minister - and currently the president of the African Development Bank has been awarded the World Food Prize...

Farmers face huge post-harvest setbacks in Kenya

Kenya’s agriculture officials have estimated that farmers will lose 7.4 million bags of maize (an equivalent of 20 per cent of the projected harvest...

Wheat price to record new highs

Tanzanian farmers have reduced wheat production, pushing for increased prices to millers. The Agricultural Food Authority (AFA) has observed that low production of wheat gave...

COMESA opens horticulture lab centres

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has embarked on a mission to establish regional horticulture innovation lab centres in Eastern, Western...

West Africa food imports continue to rise

German trade fair specialists Fairtrade has organised the 4th edition of Agrofood at the Accra International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana. The food jamboree is...

FAO calls for quick wins in climate battle

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says efforts to end hunger,  prevent planetary overheating and improving livestock supply chains should be focus for the agricultural...

Rwanda, Uganda cattle auctioned in Tanzania

Tanzania has announced plans to auction 10,000 cattle seized from Uganda and Rwanda – minister Luhaga Mpina, Livestock and Fisheries Minister said the domestic animals...

Yara fertilisers comes to Ethiopia

Ethiopia has signed a mining agreement with Yara International for the development of Yara Dallol Potash Project. Located in the Afar region in Ethiopia's north...

Hungary eyes Uganda’s agriculture potential

Hungary has announced intentions to help Uganda modernise tourism, agriculture, water management and cyber security. “All over the world, we are known for innovations in...

Tanzania burns alive 6,400 chicks from Kenya

Potential diplomatic tension has been sparked between Tanzania and Kenya following burning of 6,400 one-day-old chicks from the latter on suspicion of spreading bird...