ICRAF, FAO team up to provide cross-sectoral approaches to implement national development goals

3176823626 ca3f8dfc34 zIn a newly released paper, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) have undertaken a review of broad institutional and stakeholder experiences with a view to advancing cross-sectoral approaches in areas related to agriculture, natural resources and food and nutrition security

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Fisheries and agribusiness prospects good for Senegal

imageedit 2 9491708930At the launch of the Senegal-UK Chamber of Commerce, held this week in London, panellists were upbeat about the opportunities for investors in agriculture

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Heat tolerant durum wheat discovery to aid farmers in West Africa

field 2939577 640The discovery of heat resilient durum wheat that could potentially boost the income for one million farming families in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali1 2017 and has been awarded the 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security

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AfDB approves agricultural strategies to boost economy in Eritrea

EritreaThe African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the bank’s intervention strategy in Eritrea for 2017-2019, to support the country’s economic and social development through agricultural transformation

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Unearthing the IoT in agriculture

Jeremy Potgieter EseyeEseye, global provider of M2M cellular connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), has partnered with Burkard, to use IoT in forecasting crop disease, with an aim to enhance yields

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