KENYA - A cassava revolution is taking over in coastal counties that have for decades been left to the mercy of perennial dry weather conditions, hunger and dependence on relief food.
NIGERIA - The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has mapped out plans to partner the Chinese government in the enhancement of agriculture development.
KENYA - The government has blocked millers from buying 20,000 bags of maize directly from the Galana irrigation scheme.
ZAMBIA - John Deere Financial, in partnership with ZANACO and the ZNFU launched an agriculture asset finance scheme at a colorful ceremony held on 3rd September, 2015 in Kabwe district.
AFRICA - Southern Africa is assessing its food security situation amid preliminary indications that the region could experience a drought.
CAMEROON - Cameroon and the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed two agreements aimed at boosting agricultural development in the country.
ZAMBIA - Government has launched the 2015/2016 farming input distribution exercise under the Farmers Input Support Programme (FISP) targeting one million small-scale farmers countrywide.
NIGERIA - Bauchi State Director in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Alhaji Mohammed Yusuf, has described as successful the 2013/14 E-Wallet System of fertiliser allocation and distribution in the country.
ZAMBIA - Farmers in Zambia have the capacity to become leading players in the regional marketplace due to the vast opportunities for agriculture, Zambeef Products joint-chief executive officer Carl Irwin has said.
ZAMBIA - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) have signed a US$100,000 forest and farm facility (FFF) agreement to help improve the livelihood of smallholder farmers venture into the cultivation of forestry.
KENYA - The Government has announced plans to release maize at a cheaper price to millers in the hope that it would arrest rising flour prices in the market.
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