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Cote d’Ivoire: Cultivating hope amongst cocoa farmers

On a misty morning in rural Cote d’Ivoire, Delphine Papo deviates from her usual routine. Instead of trekking 4 kilometers through the fog to...

Zambia’s Good Nature Agro named among Africa’s fastest growing companies in 2024

Good Nature Agro, the Zambian company helping smallholder farmers reach the middle class, has been recognized by the Financial Times in the annual ranking...

South Sudan: Farmers expect better crops with high-value seeds

The International Trade Centre (ITC) distributed the seeds across different locations in Juba County in Central Equatoria State, based on requests made by farmers...

China aids African countries with agricultural sciences

A renowned African plant scientist has praised China for sharing germplasm, or seed matter, of crop species with developing countries where agricultural research is...

Kenya: Combating antimicrobial residues in dairy value chain

With its large dairy industry, Kenya produces 652.4 million liters of milk a year; Dominated by small producers, the sector is unfortunately a driver...

Djibouti strengthens agri-food sector with World Bank support

The World Bank approved yesterday a new International Development Association (IDA) US$15 million credit to improve the competitiveness and resilience of selected agri-food value chains in...

Food systems leaders graduate from AGRA’s Center for African Leaders in Agriculture (CALA) Programme

Today, 78 emerging leaders in food systems graduated from the Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture (CALA) program hosted by AGRA. The center is...

Kenya: Government enhances cash for fertilizer

In the Supplementary Appropriation (No.3) Bill that was assented to by President William Ruto at State House on Thursday, KSh8.25 Billion has been added...

Food security and climate change on the limelight as the 24th Session of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commision begins

The African Forestry and Wildlife Commission of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) meets in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania, this week...

Impact of FAO and FVC’s flexible finance in Africa

“Uganda is Africa in miniature,” said Susan Ngongi Namondo, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Uganda, at the wrap-up of the Flexible Voluntary Contribution (FVC)...

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World Rum Day – A celebration of rich heritage and diverse flavours of rum

Every 2nd Saturday of the month of July, Rum enthusiasts across the world come together to celebrate the diversity, unique flavors, craftmanship and the...

Nigeria’s Ekperikpe Ekpo to deliver keynote adress at African Energy Week 2024

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ekperikpe Ekpo will deliver a keynote address at the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy...

African Petroleum Producers Organization executive retreat explores Africa’s oil & gas future in the age of energy transition

African intergovernmental organization the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) held an executive retreat to discuss the future of the African oil and gas sector...

Minister Mantashe to highlight South Africa’s plans for oil and gas development at African Energy Week

South Africa released its draft Gas Master Plan (GMP), a policy instrument that aims to establish a secure supply of gas by diversifying options...

Lesotho: Improving access to quality healthcare services

13th June 2024, marked a significant milestone in Lesotho’s healthcare history as Maseru District Hospital and Eye Clinic, a specialized hospital equipped with advanced...
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