There have been some positive strides made in getting smallholders involved in digital agriculture in Africa...
2 days ago
"We need to promote a transformative change in the way that we produce and consume food. We need to put forward sustainable food systems that offer healthy and nutritious food, and also preserve the environment. Agroecology can offer several contributions to this process."
Timothy A. Wise 11 Jul 2019
According to an interdisciplinary study at Stellenbosch University, large amounts of citrus and grape by-products that are normally treated as waste and generally disposed of in landfills could potentially be used in the production of natural food preservatives...
4 Jul 2019
With CTA's support Bioversity International, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Erba 96 and Nitidae will implement blockchain projects in Côte d'Ivoire; Papua New Guinea; Sierra Leone; Trinidad and Tobago; and Uganda...
1 Jul 2019
Agricultural company, Laeveld Agrochem advises avocado farmers to surround themselves with experts in orchard planning and crop cultivation. In addition, precision farming technology can be used to help producers ensure sustainable yields...
28 Jun 2019
IndexBox's new report: Africa - Wheat - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights has revealed that the revenue for Africa's wheat market amounted to $15.5bn in 2017, rising by 11% against the previous year...
26 Jun 2019
"Free State Agriculture (FSA) expresses serious concerns about the outbreak of anthrax in Lesotho. This could have catastrophic consequences for the meat industry in the province."
31 May 2019
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has banned livestock imports and their products from Lesotho into South Africa, following a report of a susceptible anthrax outbreak.
30 May 2019
The partnership initiative will support a cohort of 12 budding young agri-food entrepreneurs to scale and prosper their ventures...
30 May 2019
The foraging behaviour of African penguins could provide useful information to aid fisheries management, a study conducted in South Africa suggests.
Stephanie Achieng' 30 May 2019
Nestlé has launched a Research and Development (R&D) innovation challenge in sub-Saharan Africa to provide a platform for startups and universities to contribute to local sustainable growth...
28 May 2019
Integrated with the existing geothermal power, the Oserian Development Company will now produce sufficient renewable energy for consumption by tenants and residents of the Two Lakes Industrial Park.
13 May 2019