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Agriculture

Boosting soil nutrient mapping in sub-Saharan Africa

FAO soil mapping 27 julyThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is set to fast track an impact-oriented project in sub-Saharan Africa and Central America for digital soil nutrient mapping, after receiving US$20mn from the Government of the United States of America

Rallying call to improve African and global cotton production

CottonAs the business of cotton production continues to attract global attention, there are concerns about how sustainable the practice of growing, harvesting, and production will be, especially for lower income regions like Africa, producer of over 5% of the global cotton production and more than 9% of the world’s cotton export