Du 8 au 9 février, une soixantaine de participants venus de treize pays d’Afrique, du Pérou, de la Pologne et de l’Allemagne se sont réunis pour discuter des résultats de recherche obtenus au cours de la première phase (2015 – 2017) du Programme d’appui à la recherche pour l’innovation agricole
Contract farming (CF) arrangements are written or oral agreements between farmers and CF scheme operators, where farmers commit to produce a certain commodity and operators commit to buying the commodity. These agreements typically contain further specifications such as the quantity, quality or price of the commodity, and can come with the provision of inputs, creditsRead more
Last year was an important year for Africa in its journey to building a healthy, food secure continent. A handful of key initiatives and events geared towards finding solutions for sustainable agriculture, feeding a growing population
Nigerian agriculture is not living up to its potential. In a system mostly dependent on the rainfed cultivation, many Nigerians face ongoing food insecurity and poverty, due in part to chronic under-investment in agriculture.
On December 14th, 2017, the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and fisheries (MARHP-Tunisia), hosted a major conference at the National School of Administration (ENA) in Tunis, to discuss issues
It is often said in Africa that it takes a village to raise a child. Parenting is a shared responsibility, a communal affair. For Africa to tackle some of the challenges it faces, like the threat of severe malnutrition and hunger
The production of cash crops is often seen as an effective way to fight poverty in developing countries. Using data from the Senegal poverty monitoring Survey II (ESPS II), this study assessed the impact of the production
A collection of case studies defining the experiences of 13 African countries that have been made progress in addressing the challenge of malnutrition. The case studies draws some important lessons for other countries.
It is widely agreed that agriculture is both a victim and a culprit of climate change. Agriculture is a leading contributor to climate change. The sector emits one quarter of global greenhouse gases, second only to the energy sector.
Communiqué de presse : Selon les experts de la sécurité alimentaire, les discussions du G20 sur les investissements privés en Afrique doivent être principalement axées sur l’agriculture Dakar le 7 juillet 2017- Le Panel Malabo Montpellier (MaMo) – leader en matière de politiques sur la sécurité alimentaire et l’agriculture – se réjouit de l’intérêt portéRead more