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Africa’s humanitarian crises have continued to worsen in 2017, said a report released by the United Nations on Wednesday ahead of the World Humanitarian Day.

It’s symbolised by dismal burgers and carbonised sausages served on paper plates with a splatter of ketchup.

Hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo has soared in the last year, leaving 7.7 million people in urgent need of food aid and pushing the country closer to famine than it has been in a decade,

Food insecurity in the Somali region of Ethiopia has worsened, putting 700,000 people on the verge of starvation, according to Oxfam International.

Sorghum is the fifth most economically important cereal in the world and is grown in some of the most arid parts of Africa and South Asia, where it is a staple food for half a billion people.

Faced with climate change, uncertain markets and government policies they see as unhelpful, many farmers feel ill-equipped to decide how much of which crop to plant and when

Bulilima – The climate in Bulilima, a semi-arid district in Matabeleland South Province of Zimbabwe, is more like that of Kalahari Desert, a desolate tract which covers much of Botswana and parts o

Abuja — The federal government yesterday said it had spent over N6.2 billion to feed about 3,000,000 pupils under its National Homegrown School Feeding Programme in pursuit of its Social Investment

The fourth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the status and reforms needed in the agricultural marketing system. A clear differentiation is proposed between the system that facilitates marketing of agricultural produce and the modes to connect the produce to markets.

The third volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the status of post-production operations, with perspective that a farmer’s produce must find multiple avenues to obtain value at each place, across time & space and in various forms.

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