Africa

Red locusts a threat in Zambia, Zimbabwe

The International Red Locust Control Organisation for Central and Southern Africa (IRLCO-CSA) n...

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Young Africa Works Summit puts youth at centre of agri

More than 300 global leaders and youth agripreneurs will attend the MasterCard Foundation’s s...

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Zimbabwe’s Land Commission still under debate

The Zimbabwean government compensated 12 white former commercial farmers in 2016, and registere...

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New Holland to expand distribution in Africa

New Holland Agriculture, a division of CNH Industrial, will open a new branch office in Johanne...

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Food inflation increases by more than 10% in Kenya

Food prices in Kenya have increased by 12,54% when compared to 2016, which has led to a 7% incr...

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Ghana aims for 1,5 million farm jobs in two years

President Nana Akufo-Addo has pledged to boost the agriculture sector and create jobs as nearly...

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Zimbabwe Farmer of the Year receives tractor

Case IH and its distributor AGRICON donated the first prize, a JX75T 4WD tractor and plough, to...

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Botswana suspected of fresh produce protectionism

Members of South Africa’s fresh produce production and marketing industry have expressed susp...

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Mechanisation in Africa: AGCO on its plans for the continent

Global agricultural equipment company, AGCO, recently announced plans to restructure its Asia-P...

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Avian flu halts Ugandan poultry exports

The outbreak of the virulent H5 strain of avian flu in Uganda, has led to Kenya and Rwanda bann...

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Mastercard Launches Mobile Marketplace for East Africa

Mastercard recently launched its 2KUZE project, a digital platform that connects smallholder fa...

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Zimbabwe’s dam levels on the rise

Widespread rainfall in Zimbabwe has increased the national dam level average, which had dropped...

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2017 budget’s implications for agri sector

Radical economic transformation was the main focus of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2017 B...