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What it will take for Africa’s agrifood systems to thrive

The year 2021 was one of critical conversations about global agrifood systems – the processes and methods through which farming produces food. Following on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Changes in sub-Saharan maize trade spell potential trouble for Kenya

Maize production in some of the sub-Saharan African countries that dominated maize supplies during the 2021/22 marketing year is expected to be lower this coming season. This will bring about some changes...

SEEDING AFRICA-UGANDA LAUNCHES

SPEECH OF Ms EDWINA JENNY FLATHEN TAYLOR, PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER OF SEEDING AFRICAINTERNATIONAL ON THE LAUNCH OF JFT-FOUNDATION/SEEDING FRICA-UGANDA ON 25TH/02/2022 An idea is a seed that once sawn and properly...

SEEDING AFRICA LAUNCHES IN LIBERIA

SPEECH OF Ms EDWINA JENNY FLATHEN TAYLOR, PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER OF SEEDING AFRICAINTERNATIONAL ON THE SEEDING AFRICA LAUNCH IN LIBERIA ON 28TH JANUARY 2022   Unlike the great Martin Luther...

Smart farming boosts harvests, protects climate

Transforming smallholder farming into lucrative commercial enterprises is at the core of most government policies and efforts by development partners across the continent but such efforts must be built on...

AGRA announces partnership with Aceli Africa to support African agribusiness SMEs

NAIROBI, May 4, 2021 – AGRA has today announced a partnership with Aceli Africa to enhance capital flows to SMEs in the agriculture sector and support a financially inclusive agricultural transformation across Africa. AGRA and...

Kenya’s Dryland Farmers Embrace Regenerative Farming to Brave Tough Climate

MAKUENI, Kenya, May 11 2021 (IPS) – It is an uncommon occurrence to see farms with flourishing healthy crops in Kenya’s semi-arid Makueni County. But in Kithiani village, Justus Kimeu’s...

Catalysing and sustaining an inclusive agricultural transformation: Experiences and lessons from Nigeria

The impact, experiences, and lessons from AGRA programs in Nigeria featured prominently during key discussions at a recent webinar for private and public partners under the umbrella of the Partnership...

Uzima Poultry receives US$3mn boost

East Africa poultry company Uzima Poultry has received a US$3mn follow-on investment to increase food security and improve livelihoods for smallholder farmers in East Africa The investment was supported by...