Agriculture

Ethiopia: Project Commences Wheat Cultivation

[Ethiopian Herald] ADISS ABABA – A total of 1,951 hectares of land has been cultivated wheat for the first time through the Shebele River Irrigation Development Project , Ministry of Agriculture(MoA) disclosed.Read More

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NAQS, Cowpea Association to Regulate Pesticide Application in Cowpea

The Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) and Cowpea Association of Nigeria (CAN) have resolved to stop the negative application of pesticides during the storage of cowpea meant for local consumption and export. This development came on the heels of a strategic meeting between the heads of both agencies. It was …

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Liberia: NaFAA Reacts to Environmental Justice Foundation’s Assertions On Chinese Trawlers – Says It’s Inciteful

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) says it registers with utmost dismay, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) report Captioned “Liberian Fishing Communities Threatened By Chinese Supertrawlers”, dated July 14, 2020, published on the EJF’s website (https://ejfoundation.org/news-media/liberian-fishing-communities-threatened-by-chinese-supertrawlers).Read More

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KSADP, Sasakawa Africa to Empower Smallholder Farmers in Kano

The Kano State Agro Pastoral Development Project (KSADP) is set to impact 450,000 smallholder farmers with facilities and inputs in the state. The Project in a recent release said it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sasakawa Africa to facilitate the intervention. Deputy Governor of Kano state, Dr. Nasiru …

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