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Mercy Corps, Mastercard help farmers utilise tech

Kenya’s small-scale farmers are set to reap from humanitarian agency Mercy Corps’ partnering with Mastercard Foundation to push for adoption of technology. The development is...

Farming the eucalyptus tree for its big money

Natural forests and woodlands across Africa can no longer keep pace with the required demand and the resulting deforestation is degrading the environment. Agriculture too...

Uganda challenged to invest more in agriculture

Christianity activist in Uganda Apostle Dr. Joseph Serwadda has challenged government to increase the next national budget of 2018/2019 agriculture to 10% of the...

Struggling potato producers turn to contract farming

Sitting on a rickety bench at his home in Kipipiri, in central Kenya, Samuel Macharia pulls a piece of paper from his pocket and...

East Africa food security challenges continues

United Nation’s Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has reported that widespread food insecurity continues in East Africa In the attest report DEC said in South Sudan,...

Africa’s potential

If Africa has the second largest continent and population in the World, why not consider it as a business potential for fertilizer industry? Analysing the...

Agric experts dialogue in Uganda

Over 2000 agriculture professionals are expected in Uganda next week for the Agribusiness Congress East Africa fair. Apart from featuring expert speakers, the event will...

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...