NGO to teach modern agri techniques to Kaduna’s women farmers

The women will be trained on backyard farming, water management and irrigation. (Image source: Adobe Stock)To enhance food production in Kaduna state, the Women Initiative for Sustainable Environment (WISE), an NGO, inaugurated Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) for women smallholders

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Flash Appeal launched as 2.5 million face dire situation in Kenya

A person searches for water at a dry riverbed in eastern Kenya. (Image source: World Bank/Flore de Preneuf)People in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) are facing a dire situation and immediate action is needed to respond to the severe drought, said UN resident coordinator for Kenya Stephen Jackson, as he launched the Flash Appeal for the Kenya Drought response

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Need to urgently restore degraded land at scale: FAO’s restoration expert

The benefits are many when land is restored and forests are protected from clearance for more cropland. (Image source: Adobe Stock)Moctar Sacande, an expert in restoration at the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), called for urgent action to stop and reverse land degradation in Africa, at the Africa Climate Week

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Arrigoni showcases agrotextiles to grow berries in non-native climates

Arrigoni presented its agrotextiles tested in different places in the world to ensure the possibility of growing berries. (Image source:Arrigoni)Arrigoni, a design and agrotextiles production group, held a workshop during the Italian Berry Day, titled ‘Cultivating berries in non-native environments – protective screens for every environmental need’

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Urgent action needed to stop child labour in Africa’s agri sector

FAO said transforming agriculture offers a solution to child labour. (Image source: Adobe Stock)Stakeholders from across Africa said there is an urgent need to take action against child labour in Africa’s agriculture sector, at a regional conference hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held on 30 September

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