With South Sudan still facing a large-scale food crisis, the need for quality data on crop harvests is crucial. As part of strengthening the agriculture and food security information, FAO has...
19 Jul 2013
Ethiopia’s ambitious plan to build a $4.2 billion dam in the Benishangul-Gumuz region, 40 kms from...
15 Jan 2013
Good intentions alone are not enough
15 Jan 2013
Malawi has gone from bountiful maize crops to renewed uncertainty: Strong, democratic leadership...
2 Oct 2012
Each year, governments, journalists, development experts and others look forward to the United...
18 Jan 2012
Harvesting sorghum in Sudan: By investing in labour-intensive sectors like agriculture and agro-...
17 Jan 2012
The doom predicted by some analysts for Africa in the wake of the global financial and economic...
15 Dec 2011
NEPAD adds value to Africa’s farming sector, says Glenn Denning
15 Oct 2009
Rice farmers in Malawi: Some experts worry that foreign-owned farming schemes may undermine land...
15 Oct 2008
Thanks to low-priced fertilizer and other farming inputs provided by the government,Malawi’s maize...
15 Jul 2008
Nana Dapaah Siakwan, a village chief: Community organizations and the support of traditional...