Millions of smallholder banana farmers in Tanzania and Uganda are set to benefit from a new $13.8 million project to develop and distribute higher-yielding, disease-resistant hybrid banana varieties. The effort is being funded by a grant from the Bill &…
Two medical librarians from Uganda, Dr Alison Kinengyere and Ms Glorias Asiimwe, respectively Chair and Secretary of UG-AHILA, (the local country chapter of the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa) received a prestigious award for their report on…
Rural women play a critical role in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty, according to most statistics.
Governments meeting at the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity have committed to step up actions to achieve, by the end of the decade, the Aichi Biodiversity Targets agreed four years ago,…
Governments have agreed on mechanisms to ensure compliance with the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing at the first Meeting of the Conference of the Parties held in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.
Small and Medium Enterprises in Africa are set to increase their funding through a networking forum to be held in Senegal next month.
The Africa Soil Health Consortium (ASHC) is set to launch its new website Thursday, giving people who work with and support smallholder farmers a one-stop library of materials on Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM). Coinciding with World Food Day (16…
Written by Yahya Mbouu
Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the appointment of Mr. Claude Ayo Iguendha as Board Chairman for Airtel’s operations in Gabon.
Written by Henry Neondo
Half of crocodiles on Tana River in Kenya have died. Three years ago there were 7,000 crocodiles not today, only 3, 000 exist. This is according to a joint report produced with funding from the Government of Kenya and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) and technical support from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), details the many challenges facing dozens of important ecosystems.
Written by Adeleke Mainasara
The Nigerian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akin Adesina and the Governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio Tuesday flagged off the dissemination provitamin A cassava planting materials to farmers.
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