African Plant Nutrition Institute sponsors Prof. Kwame Agyei Frimpong for Executive Masters Programme in Precision Agriculture

The Vice-Dean of the School of Agriculture of the University of Cape Coast, Prof. Kwame Agyei Frimpong, has been offered sponsorship to the tune of $ 11,200 to participate in an Executive Master of Science in Precision Agriculture at Mohammed … Continue reading African Plant Nutrition Institute sponsors Prof. Kwame Agyei Frimpong for Executive Masters Programme in Precision Agriculture

Kenya: Animal feed prices go down, farmers laud Prez Kenyatta’s directives on reduction

Livestock farmers in Nyahururu Sub County in Laikipia County have expressed their delight after President Uhuru Kenyatta gave a directive on the reduction of the prices of animal feeds. During Mashujaa day celebrations at Wang’uru Stadium in Kirinyaga County, the … Continue reading Kenya: Animal feed prices go down, farmers laud Prez Kenyatta’s directives on reduction

South African rising input costs, a serious challenge for future food production

Rising input costs, such as direct materials, direct labour and other overheads, are posing a major challenge to food production in South Africa. “The costs of fertiliser, herbicides, packaging, diesel, electricity and labour, to name a few, are increasing rapidly, … Continue reading South African rising input costs, a serious challenge for future food production

Virtue and a reward: Linking sustainable policies with sovereign debt

Earlier this year, we described how the global pandemic is drawing renewed attention to the interlocking challenges of rising sovereign debt levels, climate change, and environmental degradation. Addressing these problems will require unprecedented levels of investment, and policy-makers are looking for … Continue reading Virtue and a reward: Linking sustainable policies with sovereign debt

Implement resilient agricultural practices for women farmers — ActionAid to Ghana gov’t

ActionAid Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has called on government of Ghana, to implement resilient agricultural practices to support smallholder women farmers for improved adaptation to climate change. ActionAid made the appeal through the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation … Continue reading Implement resilient agricultural practices for women farmers — ActionAid to Ghana gov’t