I am the voice behind ‘The number you’ve dialed cannot be reached at the moment’ – Jessica Opare Saforo [video]

Jessica Opare Saforo has revealed that she is the one behind the automated voice on popular telecommunication network MTN. According to her, the talent in doing voice-overs got her to do such a huge project. She was heard in the … Continue reading I am the voice behind ‘The number you’ve dialed cannot be reached at the moment’ – Jessica Opare Saforo [video]

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

FAO, EU join hands to strengthen Zimbabwe’s livestock sector regulations and strategies

Zimbabwe’s livestock sector players met to review and validate the national tick borne diseases control strategy and animal health regulations. The three-day stakeholders’ validation workshop was held in Bulawayo from 5 to 7 October 2021. The workshop brought together more … Continue reading FAO, EU join hands to strengthen Zimbabwe’s livestock sector regulations and strategies

Zimbabwe’s long closed bank re-opens set to offset ex-white farmers’ US$3,5b govt debt

Zimbabwe’s first locally owned commercial bank, Time Bank has reopened its doors to the banking public after years of closure and has immediately unveiled a facility to offset the outstanding former white farmers compensation bill. Last year, the government undertook … Continue reading Zimbabwe’s long closed bank re-opens set to offset ex-white farmers’ US$3,5b govt debt

Art exhibition showcases artist and farmer view of livestock development

About 120 artworks and photos on livestock from the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum and the Livestock-led Interventions towards Equitable Livelihoods and Improved Environment in the Northwest Highlands of Vietnam, otherwise known as the Li-chăn project, will be displayed in an … Continue reading Art exhibition showcases artist and farmer view of livestock development

Livestock and Livelihoods: The critical crossroads of animal, human, and planetary health: scaling up one health

The rising human population has led to an increase in demand for animal-sourced foods, particularly meat, milk and eggs. This demand for livestock products has led to opportunities for increased nutrition, income, equity and livelihoods, especially for people in developing … Continue reading Livestock and Livelihoods: The critical crossroads of animal, human, and planetary health: scaling up one health

Kenya launches mass goats vaccination against Contagious Caprine Pleuro Pneumonia

Kenaya’s Kajiado County is embarking on a month-long mass vaccination exercise targeting over 700,000 goats. The exercise which will be conducted in all the five Sub-counties, will see the goats vaccinated against the Contagious Caprine Pleuro Pneumonia (CCPP) disease. The … Continue reading Kenya launches mass goats vaccination against Contagious Caprine Pleuro Pneumonia

Ghana: CSIR-SARI demonstrates fertilizer application trials to farmers

The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) has introduced selected farmers from the Wa Municipality and Wa West District to fertilizer trials under evaluation and their effective application. The 57 farmers were drawn … Continue reading Ghana: CSIR-SARI demonstrates fertilizer application trials to farmers