Agriculture

AfDB approves US$343,000 grant to enhance honey production in Rwanda

6222936317 2d6c988644 oThe African Development Bank (AfDB) has partnered with SERUKA, a women’s organisation in Rwanda, to launch Rwanda Honey Value Chain Project, which aims to boost honey production in Rwanda and enhance the capacity of honey production cooperatives to access formal markets

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South Africa to target Asian market following maize surplus

corn 1680649 640South Africa, which has had a bumper crop of maize this year leading to depressed prices and dampened demand in Africa, will now target Asian markets to boost maize exports

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New technology extracts drinking water and crop fertiliser from air

5366737763 cdee976549 zThe Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is funding new research into harvesting water from air and technology that enhances crop production

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AfDB collaborates with GEF to promote sustainable agro- and forest ecosystems

shutterstock 119623618The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has approved a total funding of US$11.2mn for two projects co-financed with the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the 52nd Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council meeting

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Tanzania’s bean exports feed 10 countries

shutterstock 531317431Tanzania exports over a million metric tonne of beans to ten countries in Africa including Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as well as India, making it the sole producer of the important legume to millions of people on the continent

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