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Angolan Smallholder farmers to improve food security

A new financial agreement, signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Angola, will boost food and nutrition security among some...
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Kenya bets on small-holder irrigation technologies to boost food security

Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture will invest in irrigation technologies and innovations tailor-made for smallholder farmers to boost crop yield, officials said on Wednesday Mwangi Kiunjuri,...
Scientists

Scientists develop disease surveillance system framework to improve food security

Agricultural scientists announced Wednesday they have developed a framework for Global Surveillance System (GSS) for crop diseases to help improve food security globally. Roger Day,...
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Somalia: “Say No to Famine” :Project Unveiled

The African Development Bank’s Deputy Director General for East Africa, Nnenna Nwabufo, represented the institution at the launch of the Say No to Famine...
Agriculture in Africa

Safeguarding food security can be sustained through census of agriculture

It's been 33 years since the last census of Agriculture was conducted in the country to gather real data on people and communities that...
One-District-One-Factory project

Agric Expert says Governments One District one dam will provide food security

Professor Livingston Kobina Sam-Amoah,the Provost of the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has said the government’s...
Food Security

Rwanda to focus more on investing in water harvesting, irrigation to enhance food security

Rwanda will focus more on investing in water harvesting and irrigation infrastructures in marshlands and on hillsides in order to enhance food security and...
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Kenya to enhance fertilizer subsidy program to boost food security

Kenya plans to enhance its fertilizer subsidy program to boost food security, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Willy Bett, cabinet secretary in the...
food aid

Kenya urged to develop broad master plan for food security

A Kenyan expert on Tuesday urged the government to develop a comprehensive master plan that will demarcate counties into producing crops they have comparative...

Best Farmer in Wa East describes award as motivation

Mr. Salia Issah, a native of Loggu Community has been crowned the Wa East District Best Farmer for 2017 on the occasion of the...
Female Farmers

58 year-old woman adjudged best farmer in Tarkwa Nsueam Municipal

A 58 year-old woman, Madam Agnes Baah at Simpa, in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality, has been adjudged the Municipal best farmer. She received a deep...
agriculture

GARDJA backs creation of National Development Bank

The Ghana Agriculture and Rural Development Journalists Association (GARDJA) has said it supports Government’s intention to set up a National Development Bank to purposely...
farmers

Asante-Akim South Municipality reward 24 farmers

The Asante-Akim South Municipality has rewarded 24 farmers with prizes for hard work and singular contribution to the development of agriculture in the area. This...
food aid

Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project kicks off

A new Food Security and Climate Change Project, dubbed, “Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project” is to kick start in the Bawku West, Garu and Mion...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya begins construction of US$190 million dam to boost food security

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday launched construction of 190-million-U.S.-dollar Thiba dam in Kirinyaga County, central Kenya. Kenyatta said the mega project would be a...

Builsa Community Bank demonstrate commitment towards women

Established as a community owned financial institution in 1996 in the Upper East Region, the Builsa Community Bank Ltd (Bucobank) currently has four branches. The...
Environmental degradation

GSLWMP Chalk Success In Reducing Land Degradation

The Ghana Sustainable Land and Water Management Project (GSLWMP) has made some significant impact in reducing land degradation and enhancing maintenance...
bushfire

Communities Urge To Revive Anti-Bush Fire Bye Laws

Stakeholders in the Lawra District of the Upper West Region have proposed to communities in the district to either revive their anti-bushfire bye-laws or...
Food Security

Nigerian president says to focus on food security through technology

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he will focus on how the country can address its food security challenges by leveraging science, technology...
sub-Saharan Africa

UN decries high number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Thursday the number of people suffering from chronic undernourishment in sub-Saharan Africa has increased to 22.7...

Increase Use Of Antibiotics Given Rise To Untreatable Infections

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has called for the responsible use of antibiotics in view of the alarming increase in the development of...
Food Security

Failure to address mycotoxins threatening Africa’s food security

Failure to address mycotoxins was a threat to food security in Africa and addressing the challenges posed by the destructive toxins requires urgent attention,...
Seeds

Experts roots for quality seeds to boost food security in Africa

International agricultural experts on Tuesday called for establishment of a viable system for the production and supply of quality and high-yielding seeds to help...
Food Security

Nigeria to adopt safe technology for food security

The Nigerian government will adopt any safe technology in order to engender food security and economic recovery drive for the country, Minister of State...
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Lets Not Compromise On Ghana’s Food Security –President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stressed the need to curb illegal fishing methods and the over-exploitation of Ghana’s marine resources in order not...
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Biotech maize could boost food security in Kenya

Biotech maize could help boost food security in Kenya, a researcher has said. Murenga Mwimali, team leader for the Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA)...
food aid

Safeguarding Food Security in Crisis Situation

The world has become interconnected and the problem of a particular country becomes the concern for all. Countries around the world have experienced different...
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Scientists urge Kenya to embrace cassava to boost food security

Scientists have urged Kenya to embrace production of cassava in order to boost the country's food security. Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa (VIRCA) Kenya Project...
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Food security improves in Namibia

A report on food security in Namibia says that majority of households in Namibia have sufficient food stocks that will carry them until May...

Policy makers discuss climate and food security in Juba

A wide-ranging coalition of policy makers, political leaders, and development partners held a two-day interactive conference in Juba, South Sudan designed to generate ideas...

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