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.
According to Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency, the financial cost of the 2012 flooding amounted to 2.6 trillion naira (the equivalent of more than $ 5.8 billion) across the country.
In this report, a group of European Commission (EC) appointed experts recommend orientations for food and nutrition security research and innovation in the years to come.
Irrigated agriculture has once again risen to prominence among sub-Saharan Africa’s development priorities, after a long lull prompted by disappointment in the results of major investments during the 1970s and 1980s.
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 1972-74 food price crisis is the stuff of policy legend. At a time when grain prices had been declining for decades, the global price of wheat tripled in the space of just three years.
A new financial agreement, signed today by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic of Mozambique, will help more than 287,700 rural people engaged in agriculture
Kenya on Tuesday launched the national land use policy to help address food security and environmental protection.
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