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This article examines economic factors related to the use of biotechnological crops in Africa. The article says that trade and commerce in many of Africa's least developed countries (LDCs) are "not yet comparable" to the developed world. In this context, the article contends that "for...
This article examines economic factors related to the use of biotechnological crops in Africa. The article says that trade and commerce in many of Africa's least developed countries (LDCs) are "not yet comparable" to the developed world. In this context, the article contends that "for...
Different areas of East Africa are expected to be affected differently by climate change and will need to make different types of preparations, according to a new study published in the journal Agricultural Systems. The study predicts that yields of staples like maize and beans will double in the region's...
Speaking at the 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week and the General Assembly of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) in Kigali, Rwanda, the Rwandan Prime Minister, Anastase Murekezi said agricultural researchers in Africa must come up with more innovations in agriculture to transform...
Sub-Saharan Africa needs a "Green Revolution," and this requires investing more in agricultural technology after decades of under-investment, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said in a new report. Sustained lack of public investment, exacerbated by the virtual exclusion...
African heads of state, officials from regional economic organisations, international donors, and others are expected to convene on December 11-12, 2002 in Abuja, Nigeria. The meeting will discuss initiatives aimed at boosting the continent's food security and agricultural programs. Ways and...
A suite of three opinion pieces published in the New York Times addresses several issues related to food production in Africa. In one article ("The Next Green Revolution"), professor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Norman Borlaug argues that improvements in African agriculture would lead to...
A suite of three opinion pieces published in the New York Times addresses several issues related to food production in Africa. In one article ("The Next Green Revolution"), professor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Norman Borlaug argues that improvements in African agriculture would lead to...
African heads of state, officials from regional economic organisations, international donors, and others are expected to convene on December 11-12, 2002 in Abuja, Nigeria. The meeting will discuss initiatives aimed at boosting the continent's food security and agricultural programs. Ways and...
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the secretariat of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) have agreed to combine their efforts to improve African food security policy. IRPRI and NEPAD have signed an agreement on an "agenda of cooperation" for...