Une conférence régionale visant à promouvoir le commerce agricole et les chaînes de valeur en Afrique centrale se déroule depuis lundi 16 novembre à Malabo, en Guinée équatoriale, où a été conclue la Déclaration historique de Malabo pour accélérer la croissance agricole en Afrique.
The Post- Compact High Level Business Meeting for mobilizing finances to bridge the budget gap for the Seychelles National Agriculture Investment Plan (SNAIP) has successfully been held with a call for food import substitution.
In Central Africa, agriculture is key to economic development. In some countries of the sub-region, over 60 per cent of the population live in a rural environment; while 50 per cent of the working population involve in the agricultural sector.
The agricultural policies of the Central African countries follow a number of different approaches, depending on their urbanisation levels and their strategies with regard to the exploitation of natural resources.
This year’s conference on promoting Regional Agricultural Trade and Value Chains kicked off on Monday this week bringing on board a number of key actors involved in agricultural trade and the development of the region's priority sectors (in particular staple food).
The conference that is being held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea has involved representatives of the regional integration institutions, specialist regional agencies, producers' organizations, traders, processors, agro-food companies, chambers of agriculture, warehouse managers, bankers and insurers.
Ballito– “Growing strawberries is taxing and not easy at all,” Xolani Gumede of Cappeny Estates informed participants of the just ended Women in Agribusiness Conference during their visit to his farm on 5 November, in Ballito, near
Durban, South Africa, November 3 2015–
Agriculture plays a vital role in African economic growth and social improvement with the highest percentage of the working population employed in agriculture (65%). However, with a growing youth population there is need to bolster efforts to create jobs for young people, especially in agriculture.
NAIROBI - “Urban farming is possible and profitable,” Francis Wachira told communication officers and media practitioners who visited his farm in Nairobi City County, Kenya, on 15 October.
MASERU - ‘Madamane Hlalele, 72, says she has been involved in agriculture since her childhood as her parents were farmers who depended on agriculture for survival. She said she was raised in a family of parents who had to interact with nature all the time to earn a living for the family.
Today I woke up in the world's 47th largest country. It is from this country that Africa's highest mountain can be seen – the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Today I woke up in a country in which coffee is the biggest income generator. I woke up in the home of the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. I woke up in the country of the Masai people, its wildlife unrivaled by any other in the world. It is here that one can witness the famous wildebeest migration.