Namibiese damvlakke styg effens

AgriForum, die Namibiese landboutydskrif, berig dat nasionale damvlakke in Namibië het vir die eerste keer sedert verlede jaar met 0,6% gestyg en staan tans...

FMD breaks out in Zimbabwe

Three cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) found in cattle were reported in Zimbabwe early in 2018. According to a report by the World Organisation...

Kenyan farmers happy about lifted ban on avocado exports

Avocado farmers from Kisumu, Kenya expressed joy after the Agricultural and Food Authority lifted the ban on avocado exports. The ban was enacted on...

African forestry companies merge

Obtala Limited, the Africa-focused agriculture and forestry group, announced further advancements into the West African forestry market, with the proposed acquisition of Nouvelle Scierie...

Video: Livestock grazing can prevent desertification

Livestock grazing, if managed holistically to mimic nature, could be the solution to recovering grasslands. Allan Savory, a Zimbabwean ecologist, livestock farmer, environmentalist and...

East Africa leads in agricultural targets

East African countries are leading in implementing Africa’s agricultural transformation policies. The declaration is a set of agricultural goals that heads of state attending the...

Nominations open for the 2018 Africa Food Prize

The search is on for the winner of the 2018 Africa Food Prize - the preeminent award that recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions that...

Kenya: Avocado farmers move to court after export ban

Two avocado farmers have filed an urgent case seeking to lift a ban on exportation of avocados due to its shortage in the country....

African Economic Outlook 2018: Growth, but …

African economies have been resilient to negative shocks, but poor infrastructure is a serious impediment to inclusive growth, according to the 2018 edition of...

Zimbabwe tobacco under threat

Tobacco, Zimbabwe’s largest foreign currency earner is under threat after main international buyers resolved not to accept tobacco cured using coal, citing environmental concerns....