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It's Africa's Time celebrates inclusive partnerships across Africa
It's Africa's Time celebrates inclusive partnerships across Africa

Although it is estimated that irrigation alone could increase output by up to 50%, one of the biggest challenges facing the Kenyan agriculture industry is outdated technology...

31 Jul 2014 10:45

AECI plans to reduce its reliance on a weak SA
AECI plans to reduce its reliance on a weak SA

JSE-listed AECI plans to start producing explosives in Australia by year-end‚ as the chemicals and explosives firm looks to reduce its reliance on South Africa's weak mining and manufacturing sectors.

By Nick Hedley 30 Jul 2014 12:13

[Climate changing the face of agriculture]: Part 3 - Partnerships are key
[Climate changing the face of agriculture]: Part 3 - Partnerships are key

In the final edition of this series, we investigate foreign intervention into African agriculture and how aid can assist farmers mitigate the effects of climate change.

By Rudi Massyn 25 Jul 2014 11:10

[Fin4Ag] Digital financial services for agriculture
[Fin4Ag] Digital financial services for agriculture

Kenya is hosting an international conference this week, focusing on digital financial services for agriculture, organisers said yesterday.

16 Jul 2014 09:45

$4m in projects to strengthen Tanzania's agricultural productivity
$4m in projects to strengthen Tanzania's agricultural productivity

More than 100,000 smallholder farmers in Tanzania will benefit after today's announcement of US$4.25-million in new grants.

14 Jul 2014 09:50

An open letter to AU's heads of state
An open letter to AU's heads of state

Judging from the daily outpouring of commentary, opinions and reports, you would think that there were two African continents.

By Kanayo F. Nwanze 21 Jun 2014 10:00

[Agribusiness & Food World Forum] David vs. Goliath: a revolution in Africa's farm structures
[Agribusiness & Food World Forum] David vs. Goliath: a revolution in Africa's farm structures

Should development follow the current small farmer route (David), the large-scale agribusiness development route (Goliath), or a combination of the two?

By Louise Brodie 19 Jun 2014 12:58

SU to host first student environmental summit in Africa
SU to host first student environmental summit in Africa

Later this month Stellenbosch University will be hosting the World Student Environmental Network's (WSEN) 2014 Global Summit, to be held in South Africa for the first time since its inception seven years ago.

18 Jun 2014 14:00

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