A new silo suitable for use by smallholder farmers in Africa has been launched in Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya’s Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) has released US$ 9.4mn to buy livestock animals from drought-stricken farmers in 22 counties across Kenya
Rwanda’s beverage firm Bralirwa has secured a US$25mn loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for maize production
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF), announced an investment to help Société Africaine d’Ingrédients (SAF Ingrédients) build an onion...
Ian Roberts, Bühler’s chief technology officer, addressed the Annual Results event on the topic of “Innovations for a better world”
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$10mn grant from the Green Climate Fund, for which the bank is the accredited agency, to improve Liberia’s early warning weather systems
The onward march of coffee leaf rust and coffee berry disease (CBD), which have been devastating coffee plantations throughout Africa and Southeast Asia for decades, may be coming to a...
National Agriculture Export Board (NAEB) estimates show that Rwanda’s coffee exports has increased by 5.45 per cent even as coffee prices declined
Nigeria is turning to farming as dwindling oil income has driven the economy to the brink of its first full-year contraction in more than two decades
The presence of weaver ants can increase cashew nut yields by up to 150 per cent, say researchers
After graduating from university, and getting job as a loan officer at a microfinance bank in Ibadan, Nigeria, Ayotomiwa Yinka Ogunsua signed up for an online advertisement for a youth...
Valmont Industries, Inc, one of the leading global providers of engineered products and services for infrastructure and irrigation equipment for agriculture, has partnered with Prospera Technologies Inc, an Israeli machine...
South Africa-based RCL Foods has announced that it will buy 33.5 per cent stake in Ugandan poultry producer, Hudani Manji Holdings Limited (HMH)
Farmers and veterinarians across Africa are using mobile phones to get updates on livestock diseases and to receive web access
A US government organisation has awarded a K730mn (US$150,857) grant to the Mongu Dairy Cooperative Society (MODACO) and the Zambia Agribusiness Technical Assistance Centre (ZATAC) to help Zambian dairy farmers...
The new World Bank report Rising from the Depths: Water Security and Fragility in South Sudan describes the impact of floods and other water-related threats on South Sudan’s communities
Nigeria 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
Pöttinger has launched two TORRO COMBILINE models with a view to contribute to sustainable increase in effectiveness, efficiency and quality in agricultural production
As the food chain is a societal imperative and it must be safe in all circumstances, JOSKIN has ensured its service to farmers and contractors amid COVID-19 pandemic
Unveiled at Husker Harvest Days, the prototype ZR5 self-propelled baler promises to make quick work of any field while offering unprecedented ride quality and maneuverability