After decades of economic stagnation and with the number of chronically malnourished people now reaching 200 million, Africa's leaders are intensifying efforts to find “sustainable solutions” to...
6 Jan 2016
With South Sudan still facing a large-scale food crisis, the need for quality data on crop harvests...
5 Oct 2015
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today announced that its rapid response operation in...
28 Jul 2015
Mauritius has become the 15th member country in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa...
22 Jul 2015
“Agriculture can lift more people out of poverty than any other sector in Africa,” said Dr. Marcel...
19 Feb 2014
AS THE AFRICAN UNION MARKS 2014 AS THE YEAR OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY, this special edition...
19 Feb 2014
They are selected because they are—or could be—as good as agricultural scientists anywhere. They...
18 Feb 2014
Climate change comes with never-before-experienced impacts. For example, crop yields and growing...
3 Feb 2014
1 February 2014 – The head of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has...
18 Dec 2013
Boosting productivity, fostering competitiveness and ensuring that small-scale farmers have greater...
19 Nov 2013
Charles Dhewa loved to write about agriculture, especially soil and crops. In early 2000 he decided...
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