Heavy rain and flooding has caused large scale destruction and displacement in Kenya.
Two UN agencies are pushing for new farming techniques in Africa to address concerns over food security.
Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it.
The Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is launching a new climate-smart agriculture project with the help of the Nordic Development Fund.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Extreme weather events and internal conflicts across the world are exacerbating hunger and insecurity, according to the UN’s food agency.
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