All articles in 'Agrifocus'


World’s Most Diverse Collection of Crop Diversity...

The seed vault—built as a bulwark against any natural or manmade disaster that threatens global food...

12th March 2010
Why Not Scale Up Enterprise in Third World Countri...

A small holder farmer spends an estimated 400 hours to control weeds in a hectare of land using a ha...

16th March 2010
Why Not Scale Up Enterprise in Third World Countri...

A small holder farmer spends an estimated 400 hours to control weeds in a hectare of land using a ha...

23rd March 2010
Development of Agribusiness and Agro-industries in...

Agribusiness in Africa must undergo a profound structural transformation and technological upgrading

22nd March 2010
Development of Agribusiness and Agro-industries in...

Agribusiness in Africa needs to undergo a profound structural transformation and technological upgra...

24th March 2010
Cassava: Myths and Half-truths

Many half-true and some totally false notions about cassava in many African countries prevent the re...

5th April 2010
Crop Farmers' Business League

What would crop farming in Africa look like if farmers made a conscious and informed decision on whi...

6th April 2010
Shaping the Future of Agriculture Together

Farming, by definition, is a business. And every successful business requires investment – sustained...

13th April 2010
Crop Farmers' Business League

What would crop farming in Africa look like if farmers made a conscious and informed decision on whi...

13th April 2010
Nigeria Releases Two New Cowpea Varieties

Both varieties have proven superiority over the current improved lines being cultivated and aim to o...

20th April 2010
Iceland Volcanic Eruption and Stewardship

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

20th April 2010
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
Africa's Potential Beckoning

Ethiopia is reported to be offering an acre of land just for $1 (yes, one US dollar) for a 100 year...

30th June 2010
Food Prices: What Should Kenya Do?

In the recent past, Kenyan civil society has been demonstrating over rising food prices and the esca...

13th June 2011
Hoeconomics: From Farmers to Diggers!

Productivity for crop farmers has plummeted to an all time low of 0.3% in real GDP growth from 6% te...

24th June 2011
Food Security: Review Global Food System

Bottles of Whisky disenfranchising farmers The quest to meet the food needs of the rich has exposed...

28th June 2011
Food and Nutrition Security: The Challenge of Our...

Continued slides towards the beggar thy neighbour attitude we have seen in recent years will only wo...

27th June 2011
Agriculture: Don’t Disparage the Hoe!

It is this elitist approach to intervention in Agriculture that made Hon. Frank Tumwebaze to score s...

4th July 2011
Food Security: Review Global Food System

Bottles of Whisky disenfranchising farmers The quest to meet the food needs of the rich has exposed...

5th July 2011
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