The study conducted for the Transformational Strategies for Farm Output Risk Mitigation (TRANSFORM) programme found that most financial institutions consider lending to livestock farming a risky affair.
How organic fertilisers regenerate soils
Cameroon cooperative’s services pull herders, women to commercial dairy
Dairy farming has traditionally been practised in Cameroon manually especially among the nomadic Mbororo community.
Semen on drones fattens Rwanda pig industry
The semen distribution is done through a partnership between Rwanda Agricultural Board (RAB), and Zipline, a medical product delivery company.
South Sudan honey processor sweetens the deal for beekeepers
Tucked in the outskirts of South Sudan’s capital Juba in Jebel, the machine at a small processing plant spins on, turning raw honey into a refined product
Heifer rolls out support for agri-tech and mechanisation
HEIFER International has committed additional funding to agricultural innovations aimed at bridging gaps in access to information
Kenya in a race against time to restock Sahiwal cattle breed
SAHIWAL, a dual-purpose cattle breed indigenous to Pakistan and India, were imported into Kenya in the 1930s and 1940s.
Insect farming offers options for animal protein and income
Climate change is currently a global pandemic and the negative impacts present the most serious challenges