The traditional method of processing the cassava flour can be tedious and wasteful.
South Sudan floods leave farming families in despair
Uganda research institute tackles farmers’ agro-processing woes
The centre also provides testing, evaluation, standardisation and certification services of agricultural machines and equipment developed or imported by other players in the value chain.
Pay-As-You-Go financing drives access to tractors by Africa’s unbanked
In sub-Saharan Africa, low level of mechanisation and the use of outdated farm equipment have been partly blamed for the low production, especially among smallholder farmers.
Non-timber product earnings spice up forest conservation in Cameroon
The programme, launched in 2014, seeks to promote small and mediumsized agricultural enterprises in rural areas.
Farmers embrace smart insurance to guard against climate shocks
Despite the critical role smallholder farmers in Kenya play in providing food for the nation, they face numerous challenges.
Correcting the global imbalance in agricultural development: mainstreaming indigenous African species as new crops
Media reports sometimestend to portray Africanagriculture as moreabout feeding theurban population thanrebuilding resilient livelihoods forpoor, food-insecure and marginalisedcommunities across the continent.
African countries back biofortified foods to fight hidden hunger
Rising cases of diseases and conditions related to micronutrient deficiencies, dubbed ‘hidden hunger’, have seen promotion of biofortified foods intensify globally
Cold chains, a hot issue for food security
The lack of an effective cold chain to maintain the quality, nutritional value and safety of food is one of the major contributors of the food loss.
Climate-smart agriculture project calls it a day
The Kenya ClimateSmart AgricultureProject (KCSAP) hascome to an end after itsimplementation for aperiod of five years.