Oserian Development Corporation has come up with a raft of measures aimed at maintaining production over a long period of time without compromising on natural systems or its responsibility to workers, suppliers and the local communities...
14 Feb 2018
Demand across the world for Farmer Field Schools are increasing due to their ability to help smallholder farmers cope with complex challenges...
3 days ago
A list of ten interesting and important agricultural research projects being started or completed in 2018...
13 Feb 2018
A ground-breaking project which aims to build a sustainable network of international scientists and researchers to tackle vector-borne plant disease that devastates crops in sub-Saharan Africa...
13 Feb 2018
Nigerian startup Thrive Agric is using a crowdfunding platform to provide farmers with the finance they need to grow their businesses and offer ordinary people the chance to invest in agriculture...
Tom Jackson 13 Feb 2018
Obtala Limited announced further advancements into the West African forestry market, with the proposed acquisition of NSMS...
12 Feb 2018
A review of research on how information services based on mobile phone technology can improve the lives of farmers has found only patchy evidence of success.
Inga Vesper 8 Feb 2018
In countries around the world, farming households are facing the wrath of unpredictable climate patterns, especially in Africa where vulnerability is high...
Ariong Moses 6 Feb 2018
Pastoralists in arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya will now be able to use their mobile phones to find pasture and water for their livestock following the launch of a new mobile app...
1 Feb 2018
The prize celebrates Africans who are taking control of Africa's agriculture agenda. It puts a bright spotlight on bold initiatives and innovations that can be replicated across the continent to create a new era of food security and economic opportunity for all Africans...
1 Feb 2018
Agriculture is taking centre stage in plans for the revival of Zimbabwe's ailing economy. What are the top priorities for agriculture, and what can be learnt from the challenges faced since the land reform?
Ian Scoones 24 Jan 2018
NASA experiments to grow wheat in space have inspired Australian scientists to develop a world-first speed-breeding programme that cuts a decade off the time it takes to deliver new varieties...
24 Jan 2018
This Valentine's Day florists are predicting sales of $95m in the UK alone. But where do they all come from?
Lara Bianchi 2 days ago
With Chinese New Year celebrations just around the corner, millions of people will be tucking into a mountain of tasty seafood delicacies very soon - much of it plucked illegally from South African marine waters.
Tony Carnie 12 Feb 2018
Following the heavy rainfalls that have affected the local vegetable production since the beginning of January 2018, Mauritius will inevitably resort to importing from South Africa, India and Egypt.
23 Jan 2018
Combining their skills and strengths, Migiva Group and OZblu - currently one of the largest producers of blueberries in South Africa and Australia - have signed a joint venture agreement to form OZblu America. Through the production and delivery of exclusively patented varieties offering sweeter, juicier and crunchier blueberries, the joint venture will bring a superior blueberry consumer experience to market.
17 Jan 2018
That is 32 years from now.
Njideka Agbo 9 Jan 2018