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Rice farming in Kenya

Rice production involves various steps including; seedling production, sowing, seedbed preparation, main land prepara

Ethiopia Agriculture Country Indicator

Ethiopia Agriculture Country Indicator

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Soils: A Priority for Africa's Agriculture

Agricultural productivity including livestock production is under threat in Africa because of continuing decline in soil quality. In Sub-Saharan Africa, 65 percent of arable land suffers from soil degradation due to erosion-induced losses of topsoil and soil nutrients. Restoring and rehabilitating the health of soil in Africa is a viable intervention towards promoting food security in the region.

ASARECA and CABI sign MoU to Strengthen Research

The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) and CABI have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will enable both organisations to jointly

Post-Harvest Loss Management

Reducing post-harvest losses through effective post-harvest loss management strategies, is a viable strategy to improving food security and nutrition in Africa


PRESS RELEASE: FAO to Partner with FARA and Continental Institutions to Push African CSA Agenda Maize under irrigation to avert drought