Microinsurance to help Ethiopian farmers protect against drought

32723040946 ef7b077e0e zFarm Africa is piloting the use of microinsurance to help pastoralists in the Ethiopian lowlands protect their livestock

Hits: 987

Read more ...

IFC, WFP collaborate to finance smallholder farmers in Rwanda and Tanzania

shutterstock 5616530951The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) are collaborating with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to launch smallholder farmer financing programs aimed at improving food security among vulnerable people in Rwanda and Tanzania

Hits: 979

Read more ...

Poor rainfall aggravates hunger situation in east Africa: FAO

FAOIn an alert released on 14 July 2017, FAO stated that poor rainfall across the east African countries worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead

Hits: 1212

Read more ...

Ghana aims 1.5 mmt annual cocoa production

cocoa 2427493 640Ghana is aiming to achieve an annual cocoa production of 1.5 mmt within the next four years through reforms, chairman of Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hackman Owusu-Agyemang said

Hits: 1100

Read more ...

BASF launches new long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets against malaria

mosquito 19487 640BASF has received a recommendation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Interceptor G2, a long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LN) based on chlorfenapyr, a new insecticide class for combating mosquitoes for public health

Hits: 1119

Read more ...

Alain Charles Publishing, University House, 11-13 Lower Grosvenor Place, London, SW1W 0EX, UK
T: +44 20 7834 7676, F: +44 20 7973 0076, W:

twn Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?