Written by Henry Neondo
The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Wednesday launched a 4-year project that aims to create decent employment opportunities for young women and men in rural areas, through the development of rural enterprises in sustainable agriculture and agribusiness along strategic value chains. The USD$ 4 million project is funded by the African Solidarity Trust Fund.
Written by Kevin Wafula
A new analysis of African efforts to put more productive crop varieties into the hands of smallholder farmers finds progress but also significant challenges in a region still shaking off decades of complacent government seed monopolies.
Written by Mwanzia P.
A project to entice educated youth to agriculture and agribusiness initiated is set to be launched in Nairobi. It is a collaboration between the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the University of Nairobi (UoN) and Makueni County government.
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