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Sharp rise in hungry Ethiopians needing aid: UN

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: The number of hungry Ethiopians needing food aid has risen sharply this year to 4.5 million due to poor rains...

28 Aug 2015 11:34

Havas Worldwide takes Ireland's largest dairy producer into Africa

Ireland's largest dairy producer,The Ornua Group has chosen Havas Worldwide Johannesburg as its African advertising agency...

18 Aug 2015 07:00



New partnership to accelerate innovation in African farming

The GFIA Africa has announced a new partnership agreement with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation...

12 Aug 2015 07:00

Africa to debate the sustainable future of forests

Despite the fact that forests are essential to mankind's existence on earth, half the world's forest cover has been lost in the last 50 years...

3 Aug 2015 12:20

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015 14:42

Development targets to alleviate poverty and boost ecosystems in Ghana

Vision 2050 Forestry is calling for renewed and expanded investment in rural Ghana to help farmers, alleviate poverty, and reforest the landscape...

14 Jul 2015 16:02

Ford College Community Challenge comes to Africa

Ford Motor Company Fund is expanding the Ford College Community Challenge (C3) to Africa...

17 Jun 2015 15:08

HPN programme to reduce crop spoilage losses in Africa

Harvest Protection Network announced it will introduce a program to reduce crop spoilage losses in Africa...

17 Jun 2015 12:27

Genetically modified cotton in Africa will harm, not help, smallholder farmers

It took just five seasons of genetically modified cotton cultivation in Burkina Faso for farmers to realise that they had been sold false promises...

12 Jun 2015 10:58

Climate change to be a game-changer

Climate change is a subject that no sector can afford to neglect. In less than six months, Paris promises to be a battlefield of agendas...

11 Jun 2015 11:29

Women want greater inclusion in agribusiness

Women farmers in southern Africa want to move beyond generic empowerment slogans and focus on targeted and transformative solutions...

11 Jun 2015 11:05

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture calls for local innovations

GFIA Africa forms part of the world's most influential series of events for the future of sustainable agriculture...

8 Jun 2015 09:48

Africa joins the world in global protest

But why does everyone hate Monsanto and does it really matter?

29 May 2015 09:37

Foreign investor buys stake in Mugabe dairy rival

A foreign investor has snapped up a 27% stake in Zimbabwe's second largest dairy company Dendairy...

By Memory Mataranyika 28 May 2015 09:24

Bayer and AGCO join forces to drive the Future Farm in Zambia

Bayer and AGCO, in collaboration with other partners have launched a Future Farm project in Lusaka, Zambia...

27 May 2015 13:38

Modernising local economies important for Africa's future

With Africa's population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people's living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015...

25 May 2015 11:21

Monsanto would sell Syngenta's seed business in merger

NEW YORK: US agriculture and seed giant Monsanto said Wednesday that it would sell Syngenta's seeds and traits assets to address regulatory concerns if the Swiss company accepts its takeover offer...

22 May 2015 09:15

We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

Zimbabwe to import 700,000 tons of corn to avert hunger

HARARE: Zimbabwe will import 700,000 tons of the staple corn to avert hunger after annual crop yields shrunk by nearly half due to poor rains, the national television network reported on Tuesday...

7 May 2015 11:50

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