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Agriculture

Burundi: African Development Bank and government sign two $ 21 million grant agreements for sustainable development of agriculture and livestock value chains

The African Development Bank and the Government of Burundi signed, on December 18 in Bujumbura, two grant agreements for a total amount...

Turkey extends helping hand to South Sudan farmers

Turkey’s state-run development agency donated seeds and agriculture equipment to farmers in South Sudan on Wednesday. The Turkish Cooperation...

ANALYSIS: Should pastoralists move back to their place of origin?

Tomori, NCMP -The South Sudan region has seen almost continual conflict for the past several decades: first civil war between the South...

In Uganda, a government suspension results in a $10M loss for GiveDirectly

Sara Jerving - In the midst of an investigation and indefinite suspension by a Ugandan government regulator, the U.S. Agency for International Development was...

Rwanda invests Rwf15 billion in pig, poultry farming

Pig and poultry yields are expected to increase thanks to fresh interventions aimed at reducing the prices of animal feeds and improve the quality...

Rwanda: Coalition Seeks to Unlock Organic Farming Potential for Youth

As people are gradually being concerned about the choice of food they take, healthy diets are gaining much attention from consumers. And,...

Agricultural sector recovery to boost Kenya’s economy, Scope Markets report

Kenya’s economy is expected to bounce back with improved performance of the agricultural sector, according to a new report.

Medic finds a cure for farming on a small plot

On a small piece of land measuring 100 feet by 120 feet, it is possible to carry out successful commercial farming and...

Kenya Rolls Out Measures to Boost Corn Output, Curb Imports

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced measures to reduce the cost of producing corn and curb imports of the grain that most homes...

Why mechanization is a must for Kenya’s agricultural sector

In rural Kenya, most women use a hoe for their agricultural activities, a default sign of agriculture. This portrays a depilated farming...

NCPB, Agro-processors Association of Kenya in deal to enhance grain management

The National cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) and the Agro-processors Association of Kenya (APAK) have signed a deal to enhance grain management...

Egypt’s irrigation minister heads to South Sudan to discuss increasing cooperation

Egypt’s Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Aty travelled to South Sudan on Tuesday in an official visit to discuss bolstering...

Cooperatives: Will Ndayishimiye rise to the challenge?

Agriculture is the central pillar of Burundi’s economy, accounting for more than one third of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and...

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South Sudan changes time zone

South Sudan will change its time zone by setting the clock back 1 hour on February 1, 2021, the government spokesperson has...

Dr. Emmanuel Taban recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans: From refugee to COVID-19 expert

Dr. Emmanuel Taban, a South Sudanese physician who lives in South Africa, is being recognized by the New African Magazine as one...

Kenya Boniface Mwangi: Using images to battle corruption

After years spent risking his life photographing protest movements against government corruption, Kenya’s most prominent photojournalist laid down his stills camera to...

Ethiopia says Sudan invasion violates bilateral agreements on border issues

On Wednesday, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Borders Commission organized a briefing for the diplomatic community in Khartoum.