Agriculture accounts for 70 percent of employment, overwhelmingly on small farms; occupies half of all land area, and provides half of all exports and one-quarter of GDP in Uganda. It is considered a leading sector for future economic growth and economic inclusion in the current National Development Plan.

In Kenya, food consumption is outpacing food production. According to a new Institute for Security Studies report, annual agricultural production will need to increase by an estimated 75% from 2015 levels in order to meet consumption in 2030.

Scheme taken up at a cost of Rs. 50 cr.

CONQUISTA DO OESTE, BRAZIL - The savannah scrubland where Chief Joao Ponce once hunted deer and wild boar in Brazil has given way to neat rows of soy and corn that a tractor sprays with herbicide.

Agriculture is stepping up in the fight against climate change with help from the private sector.

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and its Global Soil Partnership launched today a new programme to boost soil productivity and reduce soil degradation for greater food an

In an effort to boost agri-business and enhance food security in Africa, the African Development Bank Board has approved a USD 15 million equity investment in Africa Food Security Fund (AFSF), to s

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Global Soil Partnership on Wednesday launched a new program to help boost soil productivity by 30 percent in 47 African countries.

ARUSHA is hosting the 11th meeting of the Sectoral Council on Agriculture and Food Security (SCAFS) which started yesterday and will continue till next Saturday at the East African Community headqu

The minister of agriculture and rural development, Audu Ogbeh, and his Moroccan counterpart, Aziz Akhannouch, have signed a cooperation agreement on vocational training and technical support, which

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