All articles in 'Agrifocus'


No Access to Good Quality and Nutritious Food: No...

There is no reason why our world or Africa, my continent, should have problems of hunger and malnutr...

20th June 2017
Feeding Africa: Role of the African Development Ba...

The key is to turn Africa’s natural comparative advantage in agriculture into a competitive advantag...

30th May 2017
Feeding Nigeria

Aliko Dangote will become the single largest rice producer in the world in the next four to five yea...

10th May 2017
E.A. Postharvest Technology Innovators to Compete...

25 Postharvest Technology Innovators From East Africa to Pitch in Postharvest Technologies Fair and...

3rd May 2017
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
Six Youth-Owned Enterprises from Kenya, Uganda, Ta...

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

6th 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
Growing Food and Growing Entrepreneurs: The Fuel F...

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

9th May 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
Innovation In Agriculture

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

18th April 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
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
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...

13th 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
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
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
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
Can Agribusiness Work for Africa?

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

16th April 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
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
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
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...

12th February 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...

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...

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
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