Tanzania: Three Dismissed, 3 Suspended Over Farm Inputs Scam

The minister for Agriculture, Dr Charles Tizeba, has sacked three senior officials and suspended three others over embezzlement of funds meant for agricultural inputs

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Nigeria: Dangote Employs Youths for Rice Farming

Dangote Rice Limited said it has launched a novel multi-million naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming

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Ethiopia: The Race to Protect the Gene Pool Of Coffee

Ethiopia contains rugged highlands and lush, tropical forests, where the ‘coffea arabica’ grows in its original, wild form. The forests of southwest Ethiopia are

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Zimbabwe: Sixth Beef School On the Cards

The Zimbabwe Herd Book, in partnership with National Foods Stockfeeds and Nurture Education Trust, have great pleasure in hosting the sixth Beef School for

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Zimbabwe: Poultry Producers Import Hatching Eggs From Europe

Poultry producers could be forced to import hatching eggs from Europe on the back of local and regional shortages that were triggered by the

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Kenya: New app diagnoses crop diseases and notifies farmers

A team of scientists has developed a mobile phone application which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to accurately identify crop diseases in the field. The

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Tanzania: Horticulture Soon to Beat Tourism in ‘Cash Ranking

THE horticulture industry is reported to be growing at the rate of eleven per cent annually, the fastest growing sector in the country, currently

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Egypt: Agriculture Min., Tanzanian Amb. Discuss Joint Cooperation

Agriculture Minister Abdel Moneim el Banna on Friday discussed with Tanzanian Ambassador in Cairo Mohamed Haji means to boost agricultural cooperation between the two

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Rwanda: Experts Devise Ways to Tackle Poultry Diseases

Experts have called for adoption of better approaches to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in poultry. The disease is said to be affecting small-scale farmers

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South Africa: SA Promotes Investments in Agro-Processing

South African companies have been encouraged to invest in the agro-processing sector. The Eastern Cape Province, where more than 20 companies from the agriculture/agro

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