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Tanzanian scientists out to curb aflatoxin spread soon

Aflatoxin a major food poisoning fungal infestation that claims hundreds of Tanzanian lives may soon cease to be a major threat following new breakthroughs...

Environmental protection is today’s education issue

Destruction of the environment affects us all, but we still are not acting as quickly as we should to address its causes. The majority of...

International Year of Pulses closes with call to build upon strong...

The International Year of Pulses, which was celebrated in 2016, has helped raise awareness globally of the benefits of eating and growing pulses, with...

Traders ask Kenya to lift ban on Uganda poultry products

Traders in Busia County have asked the Kenyan government to lift a ban on imports of poultry products from Uganda. The Kenyan government in mid-January...

Dangote to launch rice outgrower scheme in Nigeria

Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, is set to launch 25,000 ha of rice outgrower scheme in Sokoto with a prospect of hundreds...

Governments meet to discuss the sustainable future of livestock in Africa

Government ministers and representatives from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Food...

Ethiopia commences construction of agro-industrial park

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has laid the cornerstone for Baeker Integrated Agro-Industrial Park yesterday in Humera, town of western Tigray State. The industrial park, conceived...

Bayer, Yara join to hands to deliver technology to farmers

The purpose of the agreement is to develop new digital farming solutions as well as to increase the use of existing nitrogen application technology...

Kenya eyes EU markets as lucrative for mango exports

A survey conducted in Mango farms in Elgeyo-Marakwet County shows a reduction of flies and increased productivity with the use of pheromone traps. Increases in...

Drought leads to sharp rise in food prices in East Africa

Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a...