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  1. Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought
    Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought 25 Apr 2018

    Heavy rain and flooding has caused large scale destruction and displacement in Kenya.

    Africa,Agriculture
  2. Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN
    Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN 24 Apr 2018

    Two UN agencies are pushing for new farming techniques in Africa to address concerns over food security.

    Africa,Agriculture,COP24
  3. Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency
    Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency 10 Apr 2018

    Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it.

    Africa,Agriculture
  4. A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique
    A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique 28 Mar 2018

    The Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is launching a new climate-smart agriculture project with the help of the Nordic Development Fund.

    Africa,Agriculture
  5. EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar
    EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar 27 Mar 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has this week announced its plans to invest in innovative solar systems to provide power to rural communities on the African continent.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  6. Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050
    Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050 27 Mar 2018

    A recent report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has revealed that land degradation could force millions of people to migrate over the next 30 years.

    Africa,Agriculture
  7. Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds
    Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds 26 Mar 2018

    Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis since 2013 with the number of food insecure people doubling since 2015 from 1.1 million to 2.7 million.

    Africa,Agriculture
  8. New technology is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry
    New technology is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry 23 Mar 2018

    Agriculture has a significant role in Africa as it employs 65% of the work force and contributes 32% of GDP, according to the World Bank.

    Africa,Agriculture
  9. Could Africa's agricultural challenges be solved by satellite data?
    Could Africa's agricultural challenges be solved by satellite data? 22 Mar 2018

    There has been a significant growth in the availability of satellite data in recent years, providing access to information on air quality, soil composition, ocean currents, and seismic activity.

    Africa,Featured,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  10. Climate shocks and conflict are increasing hunger, says new UN report
    Climate shocks and conflict are increasing hunger, says new UN report 9 Mar 2018

    Extreme weather events and internal conflicts across the world are exacerbating hunger and insecurity, according to the UN’s food agency.

    Africa,Agriculture

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