Zimbabwe: Meat output declines

During the third quarter of 2017, Zimbabwe experienced a decrease in meat production. Official figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development...

Strides made in ag to alleviate hunger in Africa

The number of people experiencing food insecurity in Africa rose from 220 million  to 224 million  this year. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s regional...

Video: Visualising 6,300 poached rhinos

Between January 2005 and January 2017, nearly 2 000 elephants and roughly 6 300 rhinos were slaughtered at the hands of poachers in South...

SADC needs armyworm control funds

Agriculture experts of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states have called on governments for urgent financial support to ensure effective management of...

African agribusinesses optimistic about growth

Africa’s agribusiness sector is confident about its growth prospects in the short to medium terms despite widespread economic and political uncertainty. Most CEOs expect...

Africa’s Top 10 most food-secure countries

In On Africa recently listed the top ten African countries with the highest level of food security. Africa has several challenges when it comes...

Project to tackle crop disease in Africa

A major new project aimed at tackling the devastation caused by plant disease in Africa will be launched when world-class scientists and researchers from...

AfDB supports Namibian agriculture

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has shown its support to Namibian agriculture with the approval of a R1 billion loan to finance the...

Namibiese damvlakke daal steeds

AgriForum, die Namibiese landboutydskrif, berig dat nasionale damvlakke in Namibië steeds stadig daal. Volgens Namwater se jongste verslag was damme op 4 Desember 44,2%...

New president for Evonik MEA

Hendrik Schönfelder has recently been appointed as President - Middle East & Africa (MEA) of Evonik. This news follows the merger of the former...