All articles in 'Agrifocus'


Low Seed Volume and Limited Crop Choices at Local...

Interviews with 438 Agrodealers from Eight Counties Finds Farmer Demand Often Exceeds Supply at Loca...

15th February 2017
Agro-allied Industrialization for Africa’s Inclusi...

A comprehensive transformation of the agriculture sector in Africa towards agro-allied industrializa...

19th January 2017
Growing Food and Growing Entrepreneurs: The Fuel F...

I believe that agriculture is an inherently profitable sector because people must eat.

9th May 2016
Innovation In Agriculture

We must involve famers not only in agenda, but in the actual running of the business of agriculture...

18th April 2016
Six Youth-Owned Enterprises from Kenya, Uganda, Ta...

The Forum, dubbed “Seize the Moment: Africa Rising through Agricultural Transformation,” focuses on...

6th September 2016
Role of Science and Technologies in Agriculture

Africa needs to invest more in science and technology to become more efficient and competitive in ag...

14th June 2016
Food Security: How Africa Can Feed Itself

Africa needs to feed itself and develop with pride. There is no reason for Africa to be a net food-i...

20th September 2016
Tipping the Scales and Relegating Global Hunger to...

Almost eight hundred million men, women and children will not have enough food to eat today

12th September 2016
Can Agribusiness Work for Africa?

Agribusiness is one of the keys to efficiency and innovation in Africa’s agricultural sector.

16th April 2013
Food Security and State of Governments in Africa

Building Institutions key to Food Security Conflict in Mali has compromised the country’s ability t...

24th December 2012
Science and Technology: Key to Food Security

Farmers should be free to choose what kind of technologies they want to adopt. If you think the old...

7th January 2013
Handouts Compromise Food Security in Africa

Continent’s 900 million farmers unable to satisfy Africans' hunger It is ironical that 90% of Afric...

2nd April 2013
Mobile Phones Provide Platform for Food Security

Mobile phones are likely to shift farmers’ mindset from waiting for the rains to waiting for informa...

4th February 2013
Africa Food Imports Costs Equivalent to Aid

Africa imports close to USD 50 billion worth of food, equivalent to what the continent receives as O...

19th February 2013
Biotechnology: Removing the Landmines

We face an international eco-imperialism that seems to think African farmers should remain poor and...

3rd December 2012
Kenya’s Horticultural Farmers to Receive Training

A Practical Training Centre (PTC) for the estimated 1.5 million horticultural farmers has been launc...

11th March 2013
Africa Food Imports Costs Equivalent to Aid

Africa imports close to USD 50 billion worth of food, equivalent to what the continent receives as O...

19th March 2013
Africa Food Imports Costs Equivalent to Aid

Africa imports close to USD 50 billion worth of food, equivalent to what the continent receives as O...

26th February 2013
Food Security and State of Governments in Africa

Building Institutions key to Food Security Conflict in Mali has compromised the country’s ability t...

18th December 2012
Mobile Phones Provide Platform for Food Security

Mobile phones are likely to shift farmers’ mindset from waiting for the rains to waiting for informa...

12th February 2013
Mobile Phones Provide Platform for Food Security

Mobile phones are likely to shift farmers’ mindset from waiting for the rains to waiting for informa...

8th January 2013
Africa Food Imports Costs Equivalent to Aid

Africa imports close to USD 50 billion worth of food, equivalent to what the continent receives as O...

5th March 2013
Handouts Compromise Food Security in Africa

Continent’s 900 million farmers unable to satisfy Africans' hunger It is ironical that 90% of Afric...

9th April 2013
Mobile Phones Provide Platform for Food Security

Mobile phones are likely to shift farmers’ mindset from waiting for the rains to waiting for informa...

29th January 2013
Organic Agriculture: Uganda’s Food Security Lifeli...

Uganda clearly has a comparative and competitive advantage in organic agriculture.

3rd March 2013
Climate Change and Farmers: Way Forward

African Governments and concessional capital agencies like the African Development Bank must invest...

18th December 2012
Foreign Aid: The National Farmers Federation Strug...

Small holders continue to look at themselves as victims of the economic and political environment.

14th January 2013
Africa Food Security: From Land to Water Grabs

In the absence of a proactive strategy to equip Africa farmers, the global push to acquire land may...

26th March 2013
Food Security and State of Governments in Africa

Building Institutions key to Food Security Conflict in Mali has compromised the country’s ability t...

1st January 2013
Mobile Phones Provide Platform for Food Security

Mobile phones are likely to shift farmers’ mindset from waiting for the rains to waiting for informa...

21st January 2013
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