Agriculture articles

A lobby group calls for preservation of threatened indigenous seeds to enhance food security

By Lenah Bosibori A lobby group has called for the preservation of threatened indigenous seeds saying the move will enhance food security in the Africa adding that some companies producing seeds are on a mission to make money. Speaking in Nairobi during the African Biodiversity Network’s (ABN) 20th Anniversary celebrations of commitment to African biodiversity

Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) Wins Africa Food Prize 2023

The Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) has been honored with the prestigious Africa Food Prize for 2023, recognizing their exceptional leadership in the development of numerous bean varieties that improve farm productivity and profitability, and meet increasing consumer demand. The announcement was made by Africa Food Prize Chairperson, former Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete during the

Dar es Salaam Gathers 4000+ Delegates to Address Africa’s Food Systems Transformation Goals

The 13th annual Africa Food Systems Forum is set to convene from September 5th to 8th, 2023, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Under the leadership of H. E Samia Suluhu Hassan, the president of the United Republic of Tanzania. The Summit themed Recover, Regenerate, Act: Africa’s Solutions to Food Systems Transformation will provide a platform

Buzzing Saviors: The Essential Role of Bees in Safeguarding Biodiversity, Combating Climate Change, and Nurturing Food Sovereignty in Africa

By Venter Mwongera In the vast continent of Africa, an army of small but mighty creatures plays a crucial role in protecting biodiversity, mitigating climate change, and achieving food sovereignty. These tireless workers are none other than bees-the World today, May 20th, 2023 celebrates World Bee Day. The purpose of this international day is to