All articles in 'Agrifocus'


Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Securit...

Farming is a business, no matter the scale or size. Small-scale farmers are the main on-farm investo...

19th May 2014
Africa Can Eradicate Striga

In the last three years, the ISMA project has deployed an integrated approach for managing Striga wh...

26th May 2014
Agriculture Taxes Spell Doom for Uganda Agricultur...

As Parliament takes on scrutiny of the budget numbers, it’s my expectation that keen interest on thi...

7th July 2014
Value Chain Finance: Key to Agricultural Productiv...

In order to improve smallholder revenue, all levels of the agricultural value chains must be strengt...

22nd July 2014
Supporting Africa Smallholder Agriculture

                         Photo courtesyIt’s a cool morning here in Nyakitokoli Parish, K...

1st September 2014
New Vision for Transforming Africa's agriculture

We must set a new agenda to develop effective public-private partnerships that will end malnutrition...

8th September 2014
The Changing Face of NAADS and Uganda’s Agricultur...

The current impasse in the National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS) is killing the...

9th September 2014
Varsity Student, 24 Wins African Youth Agri-busine...

A 24 year old student at Egerton University, Kenya is the winner of  the African Youth agri-business...

15th September 2014
Billions of Dollars Spent on Farm Induced Water Po...

As Sub Saharan Africa seeks to scale up its food productivity; it’s instructive that they study keen...

16th April 2012
Improving Rice Production in Africa

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) based in Nairobi has signed a license agreemen...

28th May 2012
Invest in Water Efficient Agriculture

Stewardship concerns should go beyond use of industrial produced farm inputs to include efficient us...

1st May 2012
Corruption, Food Security and National Security

Lessons from Egypt Rising food prices drove Egyptians to the streets and partly contributed in fuel...

28th May 2012
Role of Youth in Farming and Food Security

It is critical for youth to be involved in agriculture today as they are the ones to carry it to the...

16th April 2012
Invest in Water Efficient Agriculture

Stewardship concerns should go beyond use of industrial produced farm inputs to include efficient us...

7th May 2012
Farmers to Benefit from Commercial Products (COMPR...

The key expected outcome of the project is the institutionalization of screening and approval of com...

1st May 2012
Food Security: Humanity Owes Bees Billions of doll...

Africa must pay close attention to interconnectedness of food security to environmental factors. It...

10th April 2012
Diageo to Boost Sustainable Agriculture

Diageo Furthers Commitment to Sustainable Agriculture in Africa Through Investment in Ethiopia and T...

22nd May 2012
Corruption, Food Security and National Security

Lessons from Egypt Rising food prices drove Egyptians to the streets and partly contributed in fuel...

22nd May 2012
Iceland Volcanic Eruption and Stewardship

A volcanic eruption in Iceland has led to drop in revenue to taxi drivers here in Nairobi. Kenya f...

26th April 2010
Africa’s Post Harvest Losses a Business Opportunit...

Postharvest losses in Africa have opened a vista of untapped opportunities for agro-processors willi...

12th May 2010
Weeds and Malaria Choke Farmers

Instead of agro industry working independent of public health; they ought to partner in their farmer...

11th May 2010
Rinderpest Battle: Victory in Sight

Africa’s share in the international trade in livestock and livestock products remains negligible

17th May 2010
Weeds and Malaria Choke Farmers

Instead of agro industry working independent of public health; they ought to partner in their farmer...

18th May 2010
COMESA and EU Sign a Euro 20 M Deal

The project will alleviate the constraints faced by smallholder farmers who want to access seeds, fe...

18th May 2010
Africa's Untapped Animal Potential

The lack of appropriate policies in the livestock sector is attributed to inadequate knowledge and a...

24th May 2010
Agro-Productivity and Property Rights

Whatever drives the surge in cell phone uptake can illuminate reasons why food productivity in Afric...

1st June 2010
Aflatoxin: Good News for Farmers

Scientists have developed a cost-effective, safe, and natural method to prevent aflatoxin formation...

7th June 2010
How Perceptions Deny Africa Opportunities

If your business is in the value chain of crop production, do not be misled by engineered negative p...

7th June 2010
Bumper Maize Harvest Contaminated With Toxins

Small holder farmers in Eastern Kenya celebrated when their region received abundant rainfall last y...

22nd June 2010
Fertilizers: Critical to Agricultural Growth in Af...

For African farmers to reverse decades of soil nutrient mining, the increased and judicious use of f...

29th June 2010
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