Africa

Zim poultry production shows 1% decline in 2016

The slaughtering of fewer broilers and the production of fewer eggs had resulted in the decreas...

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British American Tobacco Zimbabwe’s profits decline

Tobacco processor, British American Tobacco (BAT) Zimbabwe, reported a 45% drop in its bottom l...

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R11,3 million mushroom project launched in Ghana

A €820 000 (about R11,3 million) mushroom project is set to create 5 500 jobs for the youth a...

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Uganda in need of food aid

Uganda’s government recently announced that at least 10 million Ugandans were in need of food...

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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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Allegations of collusion at fresh produce markets

The Competition Commission recently raided the offices of nine market agencies at the Johannes...