Agriculture

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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Conservation agriculture can reverse land degradation

Conservation_agriculture_holds_considerable_promise_for_farmers_in_sub-Saharan_Africa.eConservation agriculture holds considerable promise for farmers in sub-Saharan Africa because it can control soil erosion, reverse land degradation, give more stable yields and reduce labour and fuel needs, according to the FAO.

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UTZ Certified Q3 shows boost in commodities

Han_de_Groot_executive_director_UTZ_CertifiedLong-term commitments discussed as continued increase in coffee, tea and cocoa

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India’s Tata group plans to grow tea in Ethiopia

Indias_Tata_group_plans_to_grow_tea_in_EthiopiaIndia's Tata group plans to grow tea in Ethiopia and is working towards setting  up an automobile assembly plant in Mozambique as it seeks to expand business interests in Africa

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