Agriculture

Greener cities promoted to help improve quality of life

Soweto urban city imageAfrica’s urban population is expanding rapidly, but concerns have been raised that many of its cities are not keeping up with the increasing demand for food

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FCTA plan to boost Nigerian potato farming

Sweet potato Nigeria campaignNigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has attempted to enhance food security and employment numbers for the region’s potato farmers, according the FCT Administration (FCTA) secretary for agriculture and rural development Olvadi Madayi

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Crop rotation technology to aid Ghana's farmers

Cassava fieldA technology able to address declining soil fertility in food production has been made available to smallholder farmers in Ghana

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Nigerian government donates seeds to 7,000 farmers

Sorghum Nigeria free seed Sorghum PartnersAs part of the Nigerian government’s plans to boost the country’s agricultural self-sufficiency, free sorghum seeds have been distributed to more than 7,000 farmers in Kudana State

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New Nigerian crop hybrid tackles vitamin deficiency

Nigeria new maize hybrid Vit A Mike BlytNigeria has formally released two new vitamin A-rich and high-yielding maize hybrids into its agricultural sector with the intention of reducing the West African nation’s vitamin A deficiency

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