Crops

Kenyan fears over potato imports

PotatoesThe Kenyan Government’s decision to allow the import of potato tubers due to growing demands for French fries has been met with dismay by the country’s agricultural industry

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Cowpea study highlights method to control weevil damage

Crop_weevil_damageScientists have published a report on a method of storing cowpeas that could benefit millions of West and Central African farmers

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Ghana to promote bamboo biofuels

BambooThe Ghanaian government has said that it will offer support to bamboo growers as it aims to decrease the country’s carbon footprint

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Scientists develop X-ray crop technology

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Scientists have adapted a technology used in the mining industry to speed up the development of nutritious food crops, which could improve the diets of more than two billion people

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IFAD to honour rural women

In Ghana, IFAD supports a project that upgrades post-harvest processing facilitiesIFAD will focus upon empowering young women in rural communities as it marks International Women’s Day on 8 March

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