Should Ghana import rice?

Should, Ghana, import, rice, africa, NRDS, AfricaRice has become one of the main diets in most Ghanaian homes due to its easy preparation and unique taste, but only 20 per cent of locally–grown rice is consumed in urban areas

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"Energy-smart" agriculture needed

FAO paper published during UN Climate Change Conference highlights how food sector can tackle energy challenges

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The new tillage professionals: SYNKRO stubble cultivators


The end of harvesting means the start of the next one, and after concluding a successful harvest, farmers start working on cultivating the soil

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Africa to the fore in food security

A new report by Foresight argues for a fundamental change to the global food system if a rapidly expanding global population is to be fed over the next 40-years

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Orange Sweet Potato reduces risk of Vitamin A deficiency in Mozambique

A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition indicates that orange sweet potato (OSP) is effective in providing vitamin A to malnourished women and children in Mozambique, where the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is very high

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