FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva recently said the way to build opportunities for young Africans was by expanding Slow Food Foundation’s gardening project.
Belgium has offered €2 million ($2 774 800) towards efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change on thousands of farmers in Uganda’s cattle-corridor. The Belgian aid will go to a project which is in […]
The Federal Government recently approved the release of N14 billion ($85 190 000) for dry season farming. This is in addition to N9 billion ($54 765 000 released in 2013 for the same purpose. This funding underscores the importance government attaches to dry season farming.
Tobacco Research Board (TRB) researchers in Zimbabwe have identified a virulent necrotic strain of Potato Virus Y (PVY), which has the ability to destroy up to 90% of a tobacco crop. According to Zimbabwe’s […]
The Namibian Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is pursuing to lift restrictions on livestock movement in the Zambezi region, if no new cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) are identified
According to the […]
The Tanzania Small Holders Tea Development Agency (TASHTDA) is scheduled to provide one million more tea seedlings to hundreds of farmers in the Northern Tarime District of Mara Region.
Shoprite Holdings has confirmed that it will construct a second shopping mall that will house a Shoprite supermarket, a Hungry Lion takeaway and an OK Furniture store in Solwezi, Zambia as part of its expansion programme.
Estimates of annual camel milk production are 935m litres for Somalia and 320m litres for Kenya. In Somalia, the estimated market value of camel milk produced per year, if it were all sold, is $130m. And in Kenya it is approximately $37.5m.
An extensive market and human factor study revealed a large business opportunity in India for an efficient cold storage solution targeted at the dairy industry.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has made a number of recommendations regarding inter-regional trade in Africa in its Inter-AfricanTrade: Unlocking Private Sector Dynamism report.