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Creating an enabling environment for women in agriculture

Access to finance, land and markets remains a major barrier for women in agriculture. When devising policy, governments should be mindful of...

AFGRI Equipment secures John Deere construction and forestry equipment franchise

AFGRI Equipment, part of the AFGRI Group, has been appointed as the sole distributor of John Deere’s construction and forestry range of...

Westfalia’s Mozambican litchi programme brings the sweet taste of success

The 2020 bumper litchi crop returns are uplifting a community of small-scale farmers in the Manica province of Mozambique. With the help...

Schweppes plans 2 700ha citrus project in Zimbabwe

Schweppes Holdings Africa Limited’s subsidiary, Sunrise Citrus Estates, intends to establish a 2 700ha citrus plantation in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe. The project is...

Much-needed aid for Nigeria’s poultry industry

The Central Bank of Nigeria has released 12,55 billion Nigerian Naira (US$31 million) to boost egg and meat production and create more...

Garlic exports a golden opportunity for Zim farmers

Zimbabwean garlic farmers have been urged to increase exports riding on the growth of the global market, which has expanded to US$2,48...

Acquisition bolsters Case IH’s local dealer network

Case IH’s commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience is expected to be further enhanced with the acquisition of South African distributor,...

Farmers can now combat locusts with AI

A free tool that will help farmers and pastoralists across Africa predict and control locust behaviour has been launched. Kuzi—the Swahili name...

Saliva from caterpillars puts cowpeas on the defence

Cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata) are not just food for humans. Caterpillars also love to munch on these crucial crops, which can cause losses...

Nigerian farm becomes country’s largest sun-powered poultry plant

Empower New Energy and Rensource have teamed up to create the largest power purchase agreement for solar energy in the commercial and...