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Microsoft partners with AGRA to support digital transformation in agriculture

The partnership between Microsoft and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), enabled through the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative, will enhance AGRA’s digital transformation agenda as it works to improve food

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World Bank plans to help Sub-Saharan African economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes

World Bank has set in motion plans to help Sub-Saharan economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes. The bank released the Next Generation Africa Climate Business Plan (NG-ACBP), which sets

Biosecurity: Protecting Our Flocks to Sustain the Supply Chain

Safeguarding animal health is of paramount importance to any country’s economy and food supply. Livestock with a clean health status is an important requirement for a country to participate in

The pandemic must transform global agriculture

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the risks of unhealthy diets and the extreme fragility of the global food system. But the economic reconstruction that will follow the pandemic represents a

Allow the private sector to run agriculture in Zambia

Taking agriculture as a business in Zambia will NEVER be realised if the strong arm of government continues to interfere in the agriculture sector especially the maize value chain. We

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Celli presents new multi-purpose solutions for soil cultivation in Africa.

The Italian agricultural machinery company, Celli, is offering a wide range of bedformers, rotary tillers, power harrows and subsoilers that are well suited for the land cultivated with cereals and

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Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation is Doubling Farmers’ Yields

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says its Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation programme would benefit 40 million farmers in the next five years, adding 120 million tonnes into the continent’s

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AgriTech Expo 2020 postponed

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Zambia have officially informed the organizers of the AgriTech Expo Zambia that was scheduled to take place from 2-4 April 2020 at

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Rwanda issues a stern warning amid Lake Virus attack

The Rwandan government has issued a statement warning any persons bringing live fish illegally into the country after tilapia lake virus (TiLV) was identified in various countries. Following the discovery,

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UK-AFRICA SUMMIT: Britain makes a small first step towards green technology

Climate campaigners have described the announcement by the British government to suspend financial support for thermal coal as a “small first step.” The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced at