In Zimbabwe, the high cost of bread is forcing citizens to look for alternatives to this basic commodity as food shortages and soaring prices continue to worsen.
Chinese hog prices marched to their highest in 14 months on Monday and look set to keep rising after weeks of gains, analysts and producers said, as the worst disease outbreak to hit the country’s vast pig herd in years chops supply. Live hog prices
The Head of Information and Marketing for FNB Agriculture, says agricultural technology innovation is evolving at an unprecedented pace, leaving farmers with no choice but to adapt and reinvent themselves in order to compete, grow and sustain their businesses. He says, “The agricultural industry globally
In a statement, FEPSAN President, Mr. Thomas Etuh, said the move would stop the importation of poor quality NPK fertilizer blends into the country. Etuh said that the ban would boost local capacity and protect the soil from toxic fertilizers imported into the country by
Food companies doing business in Africa risk becoming bogged down in decades-long legal disputes over land that could cost tens of millions of dollars, according to a report released on Monday. From sugar to coffee and palm oil, agribusiness firms could find that the land
Majaliwa revealed this when speaking in Western Tanzania’s region of Kigoma soon after inspecting an oil palm farm of the National Service Department (JKT), Bulombora camp. The Tanzanian leader said the money would be spent in developing the crop so that its farmers are on
In a statement released by the regional bank, Dr. Adesina said Africa’s partnership with other development allies such as Korea, should be more structured, adding that the continent should connect financial instruments and technologies in order to fully realize her potential. “Africa’s partnership with Korea
Fears about losing “indigenous” varieties, multinational corporate takeovers of the local seed sector and farmers becoming reliant on purchased seed are some of the top propaganda claims that anti-GMO activists raise when trying to block the adoption of genetically modified crops in Uganda and elsewhere in Africa.
South African exporters should take advantage of new German initiatives on Africa, as they are geared towards stimulating business, trade and economic development, South Africa’s Foreign Economic Representative in Germany Jacob Moatshe stated at the Fruit Logistica Berlin trade fair, on Wednesday. He added that South Africa
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the African Conservation Tillage (ACT) Network today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to encourage greater access for small-scale farmers to sustainable farm mechanization, such as two-wheeled tractors and other labor-saving machines. The partnership also