Heavy rains which intensified across the East Africa region in late April and early May are likely to improve cropping prospects and water available in some areas, a food security report reveals on

Speaking Darwinistically, the planet should have no truck with the spodoptera genus, commonly known as armyworms.

When the impoverished West African nation of Niger imposed a ban on donkey exports last year, a small community of traders just over the border in Nigeria was devastated.

MAGOU, Niger, May 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Surveying his village's stocks of rice, sesame, millet and other food in a storehouse piled high with bags, Amadou Hassane is satisfied - but sti

The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) will invest up to $500 million in Gambia, its president said, an economic boost to the impoverished West African country ostracized by investors under f

As smartphones spread to rural areas, an initiative backed by tech giants aims to help small farmers in poor countries access data on crops, weather and soil, helping them boost production in the f

While the Government officials have put on a brave face, trying to resolve food crisis, Ministry of Agriculture bosses seem to be holding their breath as they watch the unfolding food crisis across

‘India exporting rice worth ₹40,000 crore annually due to scientific application’

The recommendation for clearance has been sent to Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave who has to approve the decision.

Nine states in the country will benefit from a new World Bank-supported $200 million agricultural programme, an official said in Kaduna yesterday.

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