By Notícias. 20 November 2017. Originally posted in Portuguese; translated using Google Translate services. Research and the development of research projects are one of the alternatives to reduce the harmful effects of pests, which contribute to the destruction of 30 percent of national agricultural production. The point of view was defended by University Dean Eduardo
CARD hosts ReNAPRI training on the partial equilibrium model. The workshop brought together stakeholders from Ministry of Finance, Malawi Revenue Authority, National Statistics Office and other government and private agencies.
Tegemeo Institute Director, Dr. Milton Ayieko, said the Kenya is still staring at an acute shortage of food up to April next year, a situation likely to prompt the Government to resort to a subsided programme.
By Sally Nyakanyanga. 21 August 2017. This story originally posted in African Independent. Maize seed in drought-prone regions of Zimbabwe should by now come with a government health warning: “Planting can seriously damage your well-being”. That’s because although maize delivers like a champion under the right conditions, it’s highly vulnerable to water stress. If
By Denene Erasmus. August 2, 2017. Farmer’s Weekly. The sub-Saharan African agri-food system is undergoing significant changes. Consumption is growing due to rapid population growth, and consumers are increasingly demanding higher-value food products such as animal proteins and dairy. This was according to Lulama Ndibongo-Traub, of the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP), who
By Agatha Ngotho. June 21, 2017. The Star In Kenya, the state plans to introduce a land lease model to make it easy for the youth to lease land. Agriculture Minister Willy Bett said the government will spend Sh340 million to enhance access and sustainable use of land for the youth in agribusiness. This, he added,