AS THE AFRICAN UNION MARKS 2014 AS THE YEAR OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY, this special edition looks at the many challenges and opportunities facing Africa’s agriculture – from land issues, to...
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...
15 Jul 2007
Rwandan members of parliament taking oath of office: Nearly half of the country’s legislators are...
15 Jul 2006
Emily Miyanda is luckier than most farmers in hunger-plagued Zambia. With 6 hectares of irrigated...
15 Jul 2006
It had not rained for months in Southern Africa four years ago and the fields of maize outside of...
15 Apr 2006
NEPAD plan promotes poverty reduction, food security and environmental sustainability