Protecting biodiversity is crucial to fighting hunger – IFAD calls for increased investments ahead of World Conservation Congress

If we do not invest more in protecting biodiversity, development cannot be sustainable and we will not eradicate hunger or achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, said the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) ahead of his participation … Continue reading Protecting biodiversity is crucial to fighting hunger – IFAD calls for increased investments ahead of World Conservation Congress

Africa Agriculture Status Report 2021 urges governments to make food insecurity a national security issue

The 2021 Africa Agriculture Status Report 2021 (ASR21) is urging governments on the continent to make food insecurity a national security issue worth prioritizing. The report launched during the Alliance for Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Nairobi wants governments to … Continue reading Africa Agriculture Status Report 2021 urges governments to make food insecurity a national security issue

Farmers receive 19,000 improved cashew seedlings from Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture

As part of efforts to boost the production of cashew in the country, a total of 19,000 improved cashew seedlings have been distributed to 470 small-scale farmers across eight districts of Ghana. The beneficiary farmers are scattered across these areas, … Continue reading Farmers receive 19,000 improved cashew seedlings from Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture

Food City wholesale market in Moscow is oversaturated with Uzbek table grapes – prices are very low and will keep falling

The supply of Uzbek table grapes on the Russian market is beginning to significantly exceed demand, and this ratio has formed a downward trend in prices, EastFruit analysts report. Russian purchasing retail chains have reduced purchasing prices for Uzbek table … Continue reading Food City wholesale market in Moscow is oversaturated with Uzbek table grapes – prices are very low and will keep falling

Can agroforestry and mixed farming deliver sustainable and resilient landscape management?

Dr Sara Burbi, Assistant Professor at Coventry University explores whether agroforestry and mixed farming systems provide whole ecosystem approaches to sustainable and resilient landscape management. Most of us now admit that the decisions made, and actions taken in the next … Continue reading Can agroforestry and mixed farming deliver sustainable and resilient landscape management?

Ghanaians split on whether government can consolidate gains in agric policies – CDD report

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has said in its post-election report that education, infrastructure, healthcare and agriculture are the four priority areas that Ghanaians recommend for additional investment, in case government wants to increase public spending. In the … Continue reading Ghanaians split on whether government can consolidate gains in agric policies – CDD report