All articles in 'Agrifocus'


Obama Food Aid Proposal: Opportunity for Africa

Pumping food aid into poor countries’ markets distorts and compromises the target country’s markets....

29th July 2013
Can Agribusiness Work for Africa?

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

3rd May 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
Extreme Weather Threat to Food Security

Extreme Weather Pummels Africa’s Food Security Initiatives Raging heavy rains are causing havoc acr...

12th May 2013
Africa and the Pesticides Paradox

African farmers should study the predicament of their Asian counterparts The demand for food by Afr...

26th August 2013
Business Offer in Poultry & Hatcheries

Skylark Poultry Industry the biggest poultry industry in India and hatcheries are the biggest mai...

29th August 2013
Banana Bunchy Top Virus Spreading in Nigeria

Researchers have raised the alarm over the increasing spread of banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) acros...

6th August 2013
Agriculture can Drive Africa’s Developmental Regio...

Broad production base and markets to scale up value addition Pests and use of prohibited farm input...

18th August 2013
Obama Food Aid Proposal: Opportunity for Africa

Pumping food aid into poor countries’ markets distorts and compromises the target country’s market...

23rd July 2013
Extreme Weather Threat to Food Security

Extreme Weather Pummels Africa’s Food Security Initiatives Raging heavy rains are causing havoc acr...

27th May 2013
Extreme Weather Threat to Food Security

Extreme Weather Pummels Africa’s Food Security Initiatives Raging heavy rains are causing havoc acr...

3rd June 2013
Africa’s Manpower Destroyed by Hidden Hunger

The Interplay between Food Security and Human Potential Africa needs qualified manpower to help her...

17th June 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
GMO: Uganda Must Rethink Biosafety Law

If destinations for Uganda’s agro products like coffee, tea, cotton, flowers and tobacco outlawed GM...

9th May 2013
New Seeds and Varieties are Reinventing Agricultur...

It is apparent that if agriculture gets its needed support, West Africa is likely to revamp its agri...

23rd July 2013
Africa’s Manpower Destroyed by Hidden Hunger

The Interplay between Food Security and Human Potential Africa needs qualified manpower to help her...

10th June 2013
Unlocking Africa’s Agricultural Potential

Africa’s agricultural potential is unquestionable. This, coupled with the fact that global food pric...

10th June 2013
Food Security: Oasis of Hope in Isiolo County

We relied on relief food when drought came staring in our eyes, but resolved that this was not a lon...

16th July 2013
Food Security: Kenya Should Embrace Biotechnology

Last year, more than 17 million farmers around the world planted more than 170 million hectares of G...

3rd May 2013
Agriculture can drive Africa’s Developmental Regio...

Broad production base and markets to scale up value addition Pests and use of prohibited farm input...

12th August 2013
Extreme Weather Threat to Food Security

Extreme Weather Pummels Africa’s Food Security Initiatives Raging heavy rains are causing havoc acr...

20th May 2013
Africa and the Pesticides Paradox

African farmers should study the predicament of their Asian counterparts The demand for food by Afr...

30th August 2013
Obama Food Aid Proposal: Opportunity for Africa

Pumping food aid into poor countries’ markets distorts and compromises the target country’s markets....

15th July 2013
Uganda Oil:Deal or No Deal for Farmers?

Strategic investment in non-oil sectors such as agriculture – which remains a dominant sector, is pa...

28th June 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
Obama Food Aid Proposal: Opportunity for Africa

Pumping food aid into poor countries’ markets distorts and compromises the target country’s markets....

28th June 2013
Agriculture can drive Africa’s Developmental Regio...

Broad production base and markets to scale up value addition Pests and use of prohibited farm input...

5th August 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
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
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