All articles in 'Agrifocus'


The State of Uganda’s Soils

Uganda needs a streamlined soil policy and a post-harvest handling strategy with resources going thr...

9th February 2015
Cotton Made in Africa: Improving the World of Smal...

Dr. Michael Otto Dear Friends of Cotton made in Africa and the Aid by Trade Foundation;...

16th June 2015
Young Innovators in Agribusiness Competition

This year’s competition is open to East African youth aged 18-35 years, who reside in the East Afric...

9th September 2015
Six Young Innovators in Zambia for AGRF

East African Youth-Owned SMEs and Start-Ups Participate in Africa Green Revolution Forum in Zambia

29th September 2015
Africa Grain Trade Needs Traction

In the case of Rwanda, between 2007 and 2014 the production of maize has tripled, and the production...

5th October 2015
Agricultural Investment Can Make Africa Middle Inc...

National agricultural institutions must be satisfactorily funded to empower them help lift millions...

3rd November 2015
Youth in Agribusiness Undergo Accelerated Training

TITLE: YOUNG INNOVATORS IN AGRIBUSINESS COMPETITION THEME:  YIELDING INVESTOR-READY BUSINESS ENTER...

9th November 2015
Agriculture: Kenya's Future

The main source of livelihood for many people is agriculture. Approximately 70 % of people around th...

12th December 2015
Climate Change and Farmers: Way Forward

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

18th December 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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...

19th March 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
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: 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
Can Agribusiness Work for Africa?

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

3rd 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
Uganda: Agriculture Sector Budget Should focus on...

The agriculture sector remains among the lowest ranked sectors in the national budget.

7th June 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
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
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
Khat, a Catastrophy on the Somali Community

Khat is believed by many to be one of the biggest barriers to integration for Somali community, if n...

9th July 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
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