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Improving diets, A new to reduce food loss and waste (FAO)

A new policy brief calls for action to reduce the loss and waste of high-nutrient foods. With one in...

After 15 Years, Participatory Varietal Selection Research Edges Biofortified Potatoes Closer...

An estimated 1.6 billion people globally suffer iron and zinc deficiencies, primarily young children and women of childbearing age, and severe cases can result in...

Kebbi Government Intoduces Commercial Agricultural Loans for Farmers, Creates over 400,000...

After the harsh effect of the recent recession experienced in Nigeria, there has been an increasing call to explore the agricultural sector, it is...

Accenture Africa’s Top 30 Tech competition for start-ups founded by Africans

Entries will be adjudicated by a diverse panel including: academics, corporate sector specialists and representatives from the innovation ecosystem. Survey findings will...

The African Development Bank and FAO to raise $100 million for...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and FAO today agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at catalysing agriculture sector investments in Africa to...

Despite High Investment, Cocoa Processors Experience Huge Losses and Rising Debts

Efforts by the Governent to diversify the economy seems to be hitting a hard rock as stakeholders in one of the major...

Simplot Acquires Genetic Modifying technology could lead to more crops, fresher...

A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers...

Why the battle against Fall Armyworm has been extended to Asia...

The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda, a devastating insect-pest, has been identified for the first time on the Indian subcontinent. Native to...

Africa Innovates for the SDGs award for African social innovators

Africa Innovates for the SDGs is a new award for African social innovators with exceptional ideas and initiatives linked to any of...

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) CALL FOR...

This is a call to explore and implement initiatives supportive of the effective use of digital technologies for agricultural transformation in Africa.

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