Agriculture

UNOP builds feeder roads in South Sudan

AdobeStock 302695181 Editorial Use OnlyTo improve food security, as well as to support trade and market development in South Sudan,  United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has constructed feeder roads – secondary roads designed to funnel traffic to major roads – using US$51mn funding from the European Union (EU)

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FAO'S initiative to strengthen fertiliser regulation in Southern Africa

AdobeStock 357547735The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and the government of Malawi have launched an initiative to establish a framework to improve regulation of fertilisers across southern Africa

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African farmers missing out on AgriTech innovations, suggests Heifer International research study

AdobeStock 186418561A recent survey conducted by Heifer International has found plenty of young Africans producing new high-tech farming tools, which could profit the agricultural sector immensely

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EU provides cash assistance to people facing food insecurity in Zimbabwe

AdobeStock 300937013The European Union has contributed US$3.5mn to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Zimbabwe to support highly vulnerable people living in urban communities who are struggling to meet basic food needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

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WFP delivers food to one million people in Tigray

AdobeStock 263955468The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has delivered food to over a million people in the north-west and parts of southern Tigray in June and July under the second round of distributions, despite numerous challenges

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