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IITA engages young schoolchildren as future agriculture entrepreneurs

 

 The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) received the prestigious Africa Food Prize (AFP) award for 2018. As Director General of the first institution to be awarded this distinguished prize,…

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John Deere Employs Contractor Model to Help Kenya’s Smallholder Farmers Mechanise

 

 John Deere is introducing a new contractor model to enable smallholder farmers in Kenya to gain access to agricultural machinery such as tractors and tillage equipment, thereby allowing them to…

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Cattle urine’s planet-warming power can be curtailed with land restoration

 

 When cow urine falls on degraded land, it releases far more nitrous oxide – a potent greenhouse gas – than when absorbed by healthy pasture. The findings of a new…

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Momentum to recover land health picks up as rural livelihoods improve

 

 Momentum to repair degraded lands and to manage droughts more effectively has picked up, according to reports released for review by an inter-governmental meeting that opened today in Georgetown, Guyana….

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Small-holder farmers need finance across the agricultural value chain

 

 Access to adequate financing is often identified as one of the key inhibitors to achieving long-term sustainability for Africa’s agricultural practitioners, particularly small-holder and subsistence-level farmers who typically must resort…

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Zimbabwe: EU, UNICEF work to prevent and control cholera

 

 The European Union has contributed €400,000 to support UNICEF’s response to Zimbabwe’s cholera outbreak. The contribution will fund critical water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities to address the challenges driving…

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What Nigeria needs to worry about,

 

 By Obasanjo Nigeria’s changing demography driven by rapid growth in population coupled with a stagnant and in some cases retrogressing agricultural productivity are challenges that the country needs to worry…

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Food insecurity: FAO vouches for Innovation in agriculture

 

 Rapid advances in agricultural innovation that address climate change and support family farmers are crucial if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s…

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