Opportunities for women in agricultural value chain

Agriculture business is often seen as an occupation for men, but there are many opportunities women can tap into. “After education, I think agriculture...

Wheat sellers decrease in Egypt as contamination rises

Egypt has recently bought wheat at the highest price in seven weeks at an international grain tender. Gasc, the state grain buyer for the...

Tanzania to develop national commodities exchange

Tanzania will be the latest African country to develop a national commodities exchange. It will be a public-private partnership (PPP) between the government and...

The lowdown on Zambia’s maize export suspension

According to Wandile Sihlobo, Grain SA economist, trader positions and trading trends have, since November 2015, been raising suspicion in the media  that Zambia...

Kenyan maize production rises

The introduction of lime-treated mavuno fertilisers has led to an increase in Kenyan maize yields by 1,7 million bags. Kenyan governor, Patrick Khaemba, said...

Mexicans show Kenya 300 ways to eat maize

The Kenyan government intends to diversify the use of maize by producing more than 300 products from the country’s staple. To achieve this, it...

Sadek verklaar Suider-Afrikaanse streek ’n rampgebied

Read this in English Die Suider-Afrikaanse Ontwikkelingsgemeenskap (Sadek) het die Suider-Afrikaanse streek as ’n droogte-rampgebied verklaar weens die hoë vlakke van honger- en voedseltekorte in...

SADC declares Southern Africa a state of regional disaster

Lees dit in Afrikaans The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has approved a Declaration of the Regional Drought Disaster, in acknowledgement of the severe levels...

Zambia grain traders seek state approval to export maize

The Grain Traders Association of Zambia (GTAZ) has over 200 000 tons of maize which it intends to export, following the government’s announcement that...

Ugandan smallholder farmers to benefit from seed fund

Ugandan smallholder farmers will benefit from the Uganda Legume Seeds Pilot Project that has been set up in order to improve food security in...
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