All articles in 'Agrifocus'


Trial Farms Raise Farming Standards and Yields

To ensure farmers are receptive to farming practices on demonstration plots, their results are compa...

30th January 2012
Information Technology Threatens Africa's Food Sec...

Information Technology (IT) while driving up standards of living Africa has sacrificed the much need...

31st January 2012
Legume Boom in Western Kenya Spurs Farmers to Bulk...

Small Holder Farmers (SHFs) who traditionally relied on seed companies for all their seeds are now b...

6th February 2012
Promote Technology Uptake: Not Land Grabs

With over 60% of untilled arable land; Africa must urgently opt to embrace technology to put such la...

6th February 2012
Commonsense Wisdom from African Farmers

They know when “sustainable development” really means sustained poverty and malnutrition

8th June 2012
Uganda Budget: What Gain for Farmers?

Will the 2012/2013 agriculture budget enable the sector to grow and gain competitiveness in the regi...

18th June 2012
Building Alliances for Land Use

New Report Finds "Alliance-building" Approach Can Stop Rampant Conflict over Land and Water, Increas...

19th June 2012
Smallholder Farmers Must be Supported

African governments and agriculture related-organizations are not doing enough to help small scale f...

19th June 2012
Global Coffee Consumption Second to Crude Oil

We must urgently review global trade rules and afford African farmers opportunity to join the status...

20th June 2012
Global Coffee Consumption Second to Crude Oil

We must urgently review global trade rules and afford African farmers opportunity to join the status...

26th June 2012
What Aileth Uganda's Agriculture Sector?

The rural nature of most farm enterprises remains a challenge to graduates and fresh extension worke...

26th June 2012
Africa's Seed and Crop Protection Market up for Gr...

Africa Must Grow its Indigenous Agribusiness Sector Africa’s seed and plant protection market is...

2nd July 2012
Africa's Seed and Crop Protection Market up for Gr...

Africa Must Grow its Indigenous Agribusiness Sector Africa’s seed and plant protection market is un...

10th July 2012
Africa's Seed and Crop Protection Market up for Gr...

Africa Must Grow its Indigenous Agribusiness Sector Africa’s seed and plant protection market is un...

17th July 2012
Is Africa ready for New Food Crisis?

Lessons for Africa from the United States of America The United States of America is facing a devas...

24th July 2012
Is Africa ready for New Food Crisis?

Lessons for Africa from the United States of America The United States of America is facing a devas...

28th July 2012
Agricultural Productivity in Africa

Africa holds a comparative advantage for agricultural production: 60% of the remaining arable land i...

6th August 2012
Urgent Need to Invest in Plant and Water Technolog...

Drought threatens Global Food Reserves The drought ravaging the United States of America and other...

13th August 2012
Urgent Need to Invest in Plant and Water Technolog...

Drought threatens Global Food Reserves The drought ravaging the United States of America and other...

21st August 2012
Farmer-led Irrigation to Transform Food Security i...

Study shows potential for smallholder water management innovations to boost crop yields and househol...

27th August 2012
Water Security Crucial for Food Security

Africa Must Invest in Water Management Policies The drought ravaging parts of the United States of...

28th August 2012
Water Security Crucial for Food Security

Africa Must Invest in Water Management Policies The drought ravaging parts of the United States of...

31st August 2012
Water Security Crucial for Food Security

Africa Must Invest in Water Management Policies The drought ravaging parts of the United States of...

17th September 2012
Five Policies for Growing Africa’s Agriculture

Attendees argued for active adoption of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (...

25th September 2012
Climate Change and Agriculture: Role of Trade Unio...

The current structure of most Unions is poorly situated to dealing with climate change and its effec...

25th September 2012
Water Security Crucial for Food Security

Africa Must Invest in Water Management Policies The drought ravaging parts of the United States of...

25th September 2012
Conservation Agriculture to Increase Yields and St...

Zero tillage an additional tool to food security A project to wean farmers off digging and to incre...

1st October 2012
Conservation Agriculture to Increase Yields and St...

Zero tillage an additional tool to food security A project to wean farmers off digging and to incre...

9th October 2012
Use Food Security Indexes to Migrate from Talk to...

Food security indexes offer experts useful insights African countries face threats of unrest occasi...

16th October 2012
Use Food Security Indexes to Migrate from Talk to...

Food security indexes offer experts useful insights African countries face threats of unrest occasi...

22nd October 2012
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