Scientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future.

Corruption, just like climate change and crop pests, is a major threat to Africa's dream of kicking out hunger by 2030.

From an app to diagnose disease on Zambian farms to Tinder-style matchmaking for Senegalese land owners and young farmers, young coders have been finding solutions to hunger in the first Africa-wid

A caterpillar native to the Americas that has devastated crops across Africa has made its way to Asia, scientists in India said Thursday, warning of a threat to food security.

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization and Pennsylvania State University have joined forces to develop and launch an innovative, talking app - Nuru - to help African farmers recognis

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The outbreak and continued spread of fall armyworm (FAW) in Kenya is threatening food security, a Kenyan official disclosed on Wednesday.

In Tanzania's eastern district of Kilosa, pests have destroyed nearby 17,000 hectares of food and cash crops. (Image Credit: Wikipedia)

Pressure is on the Kenyan government to embrace genetically modified seeds engineering to ward off threats presented by the invasion of pesticide-resistant pests and diseases.

A new pest—southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Stoll)—has been discovered in West and Central Africa!

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Africa’s crop research body is set to start commercializing climate smart maize variety in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) to help save farmers from experiencing complete crop loss whe

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