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Technology and innovation key for sustainable global food security

With Nampo taking place in Bothaville, Free State next week, a concern that should be uppermost in the minds of everyone attending this premier...

Key challenges for Kenya to reduce post-harvest losses

This article was originally published on The Conversation.com. Click here to read the full article. The Kenyan government last December announced its “big four” development...

South African wheat production under the spotlight

Wheat production in South Africa is one of the segments worst affected by the economic realities faced by the industry. Crucial plans have therefore...

Fish farms help to fight hunger

This article was originally published on The Conversation.com. Click here to read the original article. Over the past three decades, the global aquaculture industry has...

Seed backup is vital to protect global food supply

The Doomsday Vault near Svalbard in Norway, which stores seeds of vital crops in an underground vault, marks its 10th anniversary. In a quest...

How innovation is helping Africa feed the world

Africa’s agricultural sector is of immense importance to the world. With one-quarter of the world’s arable land, Africa is expected to play a leading...

Recent rainfall good news for maize and food security

Food security is a topical issue in many African countries, where maize is, by and large, the staple food. Kenya remains a net importer...

Do you have a Thought For Food to feed the planet?

Thought For Food (TFF) is a global movement which aims to bring innovative thinkers, between the ages of 18 and 35 together to find...

Ancient grains become modern food

Although the most common grains consumed globally are wheat, maize, oats and rice, ancient grains are making a comeback. According to a 2016 article...

One million Nigerian farmers grow bio-fortified crops

Small-holder farmers in Nigeria have been growing bio-fortified crops. Bio-certified crops or biofortification is the idea of breeding crops to increase their nutritional value....