AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

05-Oct-2019 to 13:42

Inside Rwanda's quiet rural farming revolution

APA-Gicumbi (Rwanda) — New land husbandry technologies dedicated to improving productivity and commercialising agriculture through hillside intensification in remote mountainous zones in rural Rwanda are helping smallholder farmers to produce nutritious food and make money.

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03-Oct-2019 to 22:44

Over 1 million Malawians on brink of famine

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Over 1million Malawians will not be able to meet their annual food requirement during the 2019 to 2020 consumption period, a report released on Thursday warns.

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03-Oct-2019 to 10:00

Rwanda and Morocco ink new poultry farming MoU

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda and Morocco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on poultry farming top share best practices and experiences in poultry farming through technical assistance, an official statement issued Thursday in Kigali confirmed.

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26-Sep-2019 to 12:04

Malawi eyes agricultural mechanization

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has embarked on a programme to transform its agricultural sector through mechanisation as part of efforts to increase production, a cabinet minister said on Thursday.

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23-Sep-2019 to 13:41

Rwandan farmers tipped on how to control new cassava disease, boost productivity

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — In Ruhango, a district from Southern Rwanda, Felicien Simpunga, a smallholder farmer has been for long growing a variety of crops for only home use.

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20-Sep-2019 to 12:09

Liberia, FAO sign agreement to increase animal feed production

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Government of Liberia and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed an agreement for a project to enhance animal feed production through corn production in the Liberian capital Monrovia.

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18-Sep-2019 to 14:58

AU develops post-harvest strategy for member states

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union Commission said Wednesday that it has developed a post-harvest loss management strategy in collaboration with partners to help 55 member states in the continent.

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