Water consumption is the main theme of the fifth episode of Global Trends, the BKT Network format dedicated to the macro-themes and trends influencing world agriculture
Namibia’s environment and tourism deputy minister, Uahekua Herunga, has encouraged livestock farmers in the country to parallelly cultivate crops to help ensure food sustainability
More than 4,776 women in Uganda and 25,000 women across East Africa have directly benefited from a TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) women and trade programme since 2015
UN-EU initiative in Togo produces high returns
Uganda has launched a new project to explore increased use of roots, tubers and bananas (RTBs) and agricultural technologies to reduce post-harvest losses in the country
Nigeria is drafting legislation to ban the importation of fertiliser, it has been revealed
Coffee harvests in Tanzania are projected to increase to more than 60,000 tonnes in the 2015 season, up from 40,000 tonnes in the same period last year, said the Tanzania...
Dryland Seed Limited is building three new warehouses, with a capacity of 500 tonnes each, spread over 2,000 sqm for storing seeds in Machakos County in Kenya
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green has launched a US$37mn project to enhance productivity across Egypt’s entire agricultural value chain, beginning on the farm and...
USAID, in conjunction with the Kenya Livestock Marketing Council (KLMC), has initiated an US$84,000 livestock identification project in northern Kenya to curb cattle theft
CNH Industrial N.V. has launched YOUNIVERSE, the first digital agricultural machinery fair, to provide cutting-edge technological updates for farmers, contractors and dealers
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is providing emergency food assistance in response to the urgent needs of 134,000 people affected by severe food insecurity during the current harvest...
Informal irrigation arrangements used by local Malawian farmers’ groups have been far more successful than top-down projects piloted by development agencies at improving farmers’ livelihoods, and have increased the amount...
A study of plant DNA provides strong evidence that farmers in Ethiopia have widely adopted new, improved rust-resistant bread wheat varieties since 2014
Zimbabwe recognises that the control of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) requires close cooperation among the sectors involved in food, agriculture, environment and health
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed an agreement with Sudan’s DAL Group for the provision of up to US$75mn to improve food security and household incomes in the country
AgriTech start-up CarobWay Ltd and Israel’s oldest environmental arm, the Jewish National Fund (JNF-KKL), have kicked off a research initiative for carob trees across Israel
After a two-year study, Caltech Ag Scientists has revealed that Agrothermal Systems® heat-treatments can be equal or more effective than pesticides and are used at lower costs per acre
Poultry Africa is ready to kick-off in less than two months and leading suppliers from Europe, Asia, Middle East, America and Africa will showcase the best in poultry products and...