Agriculture

Jan 24, 2020
The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), says it will partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to quickens the Federal Government’s effort in resuscitating the Cotton Textile and…
Jan 17, 2020
Ecobank Nigeria Ltd is partnering with the Nigeria Incentive-based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) and other developmental…
Jan 10, 2020
CITES – the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora – has decided to include Mukula trees, one of many rosewood species, in its Annex…
Jan 09, 2020
Pointing to what was once a vibrant and lucrative Mesurado fishing Pier, near the Coast Guard Base at the Freeport of Monrovia Wednesday, Yevewuo Subah, the coordinator of the World…
Dec 26, 2019
The land border closure with neighbouring countries has saved the poultry industry in Nigeria about N50 billion since its commencement in October. Prof. Eustace Iyayi, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer…
Dec 02, 2019
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government will scrap its plan to remove grain subsidies next year, a move it says will protect impoverished citizens from rising food prices, state media reported…
Nov 26, 2019
Africa is likely to become one of the world’s top medical cannabis growers, a group of researchers, scientists and entrepreneurs said on Monday. Jordan Curl, Cultivation and Extraction Specialist at…
Nov 09, 2019
There has been an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in South Africa and a jittery Zimbabwe government has imposed ban on the importation of live cloven hoofed animals…
Nov 06, 2019
Most of the large fishing vessels that operate in West Africa are from distant water fishing nations – such as countries in the European Union (EU) and China and Russia.…
Nov 01, 2019
A number of African countries are suffering the impact of insect invasions that are threatening food production and livestock production. To the east, Ethiopia is battling locust invasion whiles further…
Oct 30, 2019
South Africa’s approach to managing its fishing industry is supposed to include all interested parties. Fishers and government should work together to make decisions. But this has proven to be…
Oct 13, 2019
Since Zimbabwe’s land reform of 2000 – when around 8 million hectares of formerly large-scale commercial farmland was distributed to about 175,000 households – debates about the consequences for food…
Oct 08, 2019
Africa needs more innovation in the agricultural sector that is both affordable and sustainable if it is to improve its levels of food security, says Dr Max Wengawenga, Assistant Chief…
Oct 07, 2019
Cameroon’s maritime fisheries, both artisanal and industrial, are largely dominated by foreign fishers. Industrial fishing is carried out entirely by foreign trawlers predominantly, from China and Nigeria, in partnership with…
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