AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

10-Jul-2019 to 14:17

How the Anglican church is revolutionising Kenyan farming

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — In decades gone by, farmers living in the parched and semi-arid parts of Kenya experienced prolonged dry spells that brought hunger-related deaths and health complications.

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02-Jul-2019 to 14:15

Ethiopia to buy 600,000 metric tonnes of wheat

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Government of Ethiopia has concluded agreement to buy 600,000 metric tonnes of milling wheat with over $116 million, according to the Country's National Disaster Risk Management Commission.

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24-Jun-2019 to 12:28

South Sudan gets €260m EU pledge to boost agriculture

APA (Juba) (South Sudan) — The European Union (EU) delegation to South Sudan has reiterated its commitment to boost agricultural production and productivity of farming in Africa’s youngest nation.

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15-Jun-2019 to 14:28

Cocoa and palm oil scheme launched in Liberia

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Solidaridad Liberia and the Embassy of the Netherland in Monrovia have launched a Cocoa Rehabilitation & Intensification Programme (CORIP) and Sustainable West Africa Oil Palm Programme (SWAPP) aimed at improving their production by local farmers.

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12-Jun-2019 to 21:00

African countries urged to protect farmers

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday asked African countries to protect their farmers by buying local products as part of efforts to boost production.

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04-Jun-2019 to 09:34

IFC partners with Twiga to Boost food safety in Kenya

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have signed an agreement with Twiga Foods, a Kenyan-based technology food distribution platform, to boost the company’s food safety practices in line with global standards and ensure traceability of produce from the farm to consumers.

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04-Jun-2019 to 06:27

Zimbabwe prison authorities apply for marijuana license

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has applied for a licence to commercially produce cannabis at one of its prisons, state media reported on Tuesday.

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