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Agritech Expo migrates to Tanzania

Successful outdoor agricultural show, Agritech Expo, is expanding to Tanzania with the farming B2B platform taking place in the agri-hu of Arusha in January...

17 Nov 2016

Africa hit worst by extreme weather in 2015

Four of the 10 countries hammered hardest in 2015 by climate-boosted extreme weather are in Africa...

9 Nov 2016

Tanzania bans alien banana plants from Mozambique

Tanzania has banned the importation of banana plants from Mozambique following the outbreak of the strange, 'Panama Disease,' which is taking a toll on the plants in the Southern parts of the continent...

By Marc Nkwame 26 Oct 2016

4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia

The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...

27 Sep 2016

Agribusiness congress comes to Kampala

Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November...

22 Sep 2016

Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinsey

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...

16 Sep 2016

Deals that can break poverty cycle afflicting local farmers

It's one of the most widespread mantras of Africa's economic development: unlocking smallholder farmer potential will secure Africa's food production and improve the livelihoods of millions...

By Edel Were 15 Sep 2016

Weather forecast for southern Africa predicts good rainfall this season

The forecast for the 2016/17 cropping season...

By Admire Ndhlovu 13 Sep 2016

Web TV aims to boost youth interest in African farming

Agribusiness TV is an internet television station which aims to inspire youth interest in farming in Burkina Faso and further afield in Africa...

8 Sep 2016

Tanzania ventures into new farming technology to boost rice production

Tanzania has approved the use of urea deep placement (UDP,) an innovative technology which increases rice production by more than 20% per acre...

29 Aug 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Growing bamboo market in Africa

Bamboo: Africa's untapped potential resource for economic growth...

By Zipporah Musau 17 May 2016

New project helps African farmers address stresses in maize farming

CIMMYT and its partners have unveiled a new project - Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa...

23 Mar 2016

How to adapt to beat crippling droughts

Right now, 14 million people across Southern Africa face going hungry due to the prolonged drought brought on by the strongest El Niño in 50 years...

By Julian Ramirez-Villegas 8 Mar 2016

Tanzanian students bring drone technology to farmers

A team of university students building a drone from scratch say they plan to revolutionise farm surveillance technology in Tanzania. The project aims to empower farmers...

By Clare Clancy 23 Dec 2015

Tanzania firm makes bags that kill pests

A Tanzanian agricultural company has launched a reusable grain storage technology. Agroz Company has introduced reusable bags that can help farmers...

By Felix Kipkemoi 10 Dec 2015

Interactive discussions on agri-market to take place at Agribusiness Congress East Africa

The Agribusiness Congress East Africa aims to create an enabling environment for all farmers to participate...

13 Nov 2015

Southern African grain stakeholders establishes regional platform

Founded by eight Southern African countries, the formal establishment of a regional network for...

6 Oct 2015

Organisations condemn go-ahead given by South African GMO authorities for GM maize seed

Non-governmental and farmer organisations strongly condemn the go-ahead given by the South African GMO authorities for Monsanto to commercially sell its genetically modified...

19 Jun 2015

Women want greater inclusion in agribusiness

Women farmers in southern Africa want to move beyond generic empowerment slogans and focus on targeted and transformative solutions...

11 Jun 2015

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