Africa’s corn harvest this year is a tale of two extremes as worries about overflowing silos and rotting crops in the south contrast with the east where supermarkets are running short of the staple
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Agricultural experts from across Africa kicked off a two-day conference in Nairobi on Wednesday to seek ways of enhancing food security amid severe drought in some countries.
Scientists on Tuesday called on sub-Saharan Africa to devise innovative technologies in the fight against climate change and hunger.
More than 1,350 hectares of maize farms in the Central Region have been destroyed by army worms.
An Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) study conducted by the World Bank has ranked Zimbabwe's seed sector as number 15 out of the 62 countries measured.
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hunger is likely to reach emergency levels in Ethiopia and the number in need of food aid will rise beyond the current 7.7 million, experts said, as drought h
The new United Nations fund set up to tackle the looming famine in crisis-ridden areas in Nigeria and avoid a deepening humanitarian crisis has reached $24 million.
Efforts by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to upgrade Africa’s agriculture sector is yielding good results with about 5.6 million people benefiting from the Bank’s interventions in the past year.
Since 2016, Uganda has endured an almost back-to-back drought that has left farmers and pastoralists alike helpless as their crops and animals withered and died due to lack of water and pasture.
Hundreds of thousands of Nigerians could starve to death in the famine-threatened northeast due to lack of aid funds, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.
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