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AfDB unveils strategy roadmap to safeguard food security against COVID-19 impacts

covid food securityThe African Development Bank (AfDB) has unveiled a strategic roadmap of projects and programmes to assist African countries in tackling the nutrition and food security aspects of the COVID-19 crisis through a raft of immediate and longer-term measures

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Securing adequate food supply in sub-Saharan Africa

IMF SSA AFSub-Saharan Africa needs to prioritise policies targeted at reducing risks to food security as part of fiscal stimulus packages to counter the pandemic, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Ensuring Africa's food security through AfDB's Sustainable Development Goals

48143578622 c998a9b771 oThe African Development Bank’s (AfDB) High 5 priority areas are set to support the continent's achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a major focus on 'Feed Africa' and 'Light up Africa,' as without electricity, agriculture can not effectively meet the growing challenge of Africa's food security

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Agrimetrics predicting correct shipment window for sweetcorn crops using AI

sweetcorn shipping windowAgrimetrics is predicting the correct shipment window for sweetcorn crops with up to 93 per cent accuracy, which can be done four weeks in advance

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How to overcome two-spotted spider mite challenge in rose growing

rose scarab solutions 2 JuneDr Lisbeth Riis, CEO at Scarab Solutions, has highlighted a three-step formula to help rose growers apply the lessons learnt on Kenyan farms and succeed with biological control of spider mites

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