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Leather industry platform to boost EA trade

By Clifford Akumu The launch of an industry network developed to boost trade in leather and its products among the East African Community (EAC) member…

PAFO and AGRA sign deal to support African smallholder farmers

Smallholder farmers, especially women and youth in Africa will enjoy increased access to productive resources and structured markets thanks to a cooperation and partnership agreement…

Standard Bank feeds millions of vulnerable South Africans and supports thousands of farmers

Standard Bank, South Africa has gone beyond providing just financial services and is feeding millions of the country’s vulnerable population. Through its OneFarm Share initiative,…

How can we stop farmers becoming extinct

The average age of a farmer around the world is spiralling ever upwards, and these essential, frontline workers are at real risk of dying out….

CABI BioProtection Portal welcomes global associate

The CABI BioProtection Portal – an online bio-protection resource, available in four continents – has strengthened its ability to promote the worldwide adoption of natural pest control by welcoming BioProtection Global (BPG), a worldwide association of biocontrol and bio pesticides industry associations, as an associate.

Farmers reap big by restoring degraded forests

Farmers in Ghana are benefiting from a reforestation project financed by the African Development Bank.

African Development Bank president Adesina re-elected to second term

The president of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, has been re-elected to his second term. Dr Adesina scored a 100…

Kenya, Tanzania rank high on animal welfare in Africa

Kenya and Tanzania have edged out other African countries on animal welfare ranking, a new report shows. Releasing the Animal Protection Index (API) 2020 report,…

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