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Food Security

Healthy soils for healthy food systems and resilience: AFSA statement

The African Union and the Government of Kenya will host the Africa Fertilizer & Soil Health Summit in Nairobi from 7-9 May 2024. The...

Call for application: The 2024 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition invite applicants to showcase ventures

The 2024 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition invites agrifood entrepreneurs from across Africa to showcase their startup business ventures. Judges will be looking for innovative...

Jonathan Duncan: Keeping it cool within the edge data center

Digital transformation means organizations are becoming increasingly reliant on information technology to run almost every aspect of their business. The creation of more data...

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...

Burundi: Construction begins on agri-food training centre with funding from African Development Bank

On 26 October 2023 in Gitega, the East African Community, the Burundian government and the African Development Bank Country Office in Burundi officially launched...

Agriculturists chart a roadmap to boost crop yields in Eritrea and Ethiopia

Agricultural experts drawn from the ministries of agriculture of Eritrea and Ethiopia, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) charted...

Sudan: FAO reaches 1 million farming households since outbreak of conflict

  Following the outbreak of conflict in Sudan in April 2023, plunging nearly half the population into a humanitarian crisis, the Food and Agriculture Organization...

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)...

Climate-smart water harvesting and storage systems are helping rural communities overcome climate shocks

Accessing water for her livestock and crops has been a lifelong struggle for Muhubo Warsame, who lives in Puntland’s Qardho District. The area’s main...

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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...

Friends of the earth but not friends of Africa – How an environmental group is deepening African energy poverty

The second annual Invest in African Energy Forum was held in Paris from May 14-15, uniting over 750 African officials and global investors with...

Miranda Abraham: After years in the cold, there are signs of renewed investor interest in Africa as of 2024

Over the past few years, African debt markets have faced significant challenges due to a combination of factors including soft global economic conditions, the...

Dr. Helal and Mutimura: Role of financial services in achieving financial inclusion in Rwanda and beyond

The momentum of financial inclusion programmes is progressively strengthened as financial institutions, businesses and consumers embrace cashless convenience and digital payments that are secure...

Tuna Yemisci: From big to better data – putting AI trends into practice

Organisations have traditionally valued volume, velocity, and variety as the classic drivers of 'big data'. However, as we start to explore the promise of...
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