Seed-producing cooperatives improve access to quality seeds

A new study by the Access to Seeds Index, supported by Agence Française de Développement, the government of The Netherlands and AgriCord, evaluated over...

Holistic management is what nature needs

Sarah Savory is the daughter of Zimbabwean ecologist and advocate of holistic management, Allan Savory. She lives and works in Zimbabwe and is a...

Listeria testing for all grains, fruits and vegetables to Egypt

According to a recent press release by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) the Egyptian Central Administration of Plant Quarantine requires all...

Sheep School makes its debut in Botswana

The Veeplaas/Stockfarm Intensive Sheep Production School presented in conjunction with Mamre Intensive Sheep Production and the University of the Free State, has gone from...

Agribank secures $10m for Zim agriculture

Agribank has secured $10 million from the Egypt-based African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), which will be channelled towards capacitating agricultural exporters and value addition in...

Four million coffee seedlings distributed to farmers

Ghana has raised and distributed about four million coffee seedlings to farmers across the country. This forms part of the government’s Planting for Export...

FAO calls for $23 million to scale up fall armyworm campaign

The fall armyworm (FAW) keeps spreading to larger areas in countries in sub-Saharan Africa and becomes more destructive as it feeds on more crops...

Agri-tech innovation booming in Africa

In the plight to feed a growing population, the use of technology in agriculture has repeatedly been identified as a crucial link. In Africa...

First Access to Seeds Index for Western and Central Africa

The Access to Seeds Index, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the government of the Netherlands, aims to encourage...

Fresh Connections to focus on industry talent

The PMA Center for Growing Talent (CGT) ensures that we attract, develop and retain talent to the fresh produce industry, with a Student Career...
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