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Seeds, not Diamonds, will Make Africa Great

By Dr. Kanayo Nwanze As I settle back in my homeland Nigeria since retiring as the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)...

We can’t allow armyworms to kill agriculture sector

By Dr. Joe DeVries, AGRA Vice President for Programmes. When my team and I visited Felix Jumbe, of Peacock Seeds, a hybrid seed grower in...

Lord Paul Boateng: “Why we are waiting for a Farming Revolution”

I was on my way from Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to a meeting and got stuck in one of the city’s...

We can’t feed Africa without GMOs

By Peter Wamboga-Mugirya Over 230 million people in Africa do not get enough to eat. Farmers make up over 70% of the African population and...

How I take care of my calves

By Chris Lati The calf is the future cow. Without it, the heard is doomed.  Therefore, farmers must take appropriate steps to make sure the...

New AGRA book to address soil health

A new book to help farmers and other stakeholders on soil health is set to be launched soon. The book, Going Beyond Demos, covers...

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