Does livestock enhance or reduce crop commercialisation? A case of Singida in Central Tanzania

Livestock is an important component of mixed crop-livestock farming systems in Singida Region in Tanzania, contributing to household income, and reducing poverty in the region. The use of ox-plough to perform farm operations, such as ploughing, and the application of … Continue reading Does livestock enhance or reduce crop commercialisation? A case of Singida in Central Tanzania

Holistic adoption of Rice Intensification System can increase yields: A case of Mngeta, Kilombero District, Tanzania

For over a decade, there was an assumption that promotion of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI), a sustainable agricultural innovation that aims to increase yields and reduce costs of production, would address rice shortage, food insecurity and poverty for … Continue reading Holistic adoption of Rice Intensification System can increase yields: A case of Mngeta, Kilombero District, Tanzania

Food & Agric Minister dismisses food shortage rumour, says there will be abundant food next year

The Minister of Food and Agriculture of Ghana, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, says a routine tour to food production areas shows that the country will have plentiful food next year. He, therefore, dispelled rumours that the country would face food … Continue reading Food & Agric Minister dismisses food shortage rumour, says there will be abundant food next year

Oabika cocoa fruit juice concentrate unveiled for the world by Valrhona and Koa

Oabika, the new cocoa fruit juice concentrate by Valrhona in cooperation with Koa Valrhona cooperated with Koa to create Oabika, the new cocoa fruit juice concentrate for chefs and other gastronomy professionals. The flavourful ingredient delivers a new experience with … Continue reading Oabika cocoa fruit juice concentrate unveiled for the world by Valrhona and Koa

Cargill aims to connect farmers to carbon offset buyers

Cargill is taking advantage of its position in the supply chain between farmers and consumer food companies to invest in advancing the emerging carbon marketplace associated with regenerative agriculture. Its new program, RegenConnect, builds on Cargill’s plan to advance regenerative agriculture practices on 10 … Continue reading Cargill aims to connect farmers to carbon offset buyers

Manchester United provide injury update on Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has provided an update on the injury situation regarding Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire. The two England internationals limped out of Saturday’s Premier League encounter with Aston Villa and were big doubts for the … Continue reading Manchester United provide injury update on Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire

Solskjaer responds to why Scott McTominay and Fred start for Manchester United so often

It seems Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been hearing what people say about his decision to always paly ‘McFred’ in Manchester United set up. Scott McTominay and Fred start regularly for Man United and their selections often cause uproar among some … Continue reading Solskjaer responds to why Scott McTominay and Fred start for Manchester United so often

Cocoa Swollen Shoot Disease: A new technology designed to detect destructive Cocoa Virus

Swiss agrifood testing company SwissDeCode, in collaboration with Mars Wrigley, has created an on-site test designed to detect Cocoa Swollen Shoot Disease (CSSD) in asymptomatic trees in less than 60 minutes. For decades, cocoa trees have been thought to be … Continue reading Cocoa Swollen Shoot Disease: A new technology designed to detect destructive Cocoa Virus