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14 April

FIRST BUYER IN SUDAN SINGS PRAISES OF CASE IH AXIAL-FLOW 4088 COMBINE AT DEMONSTRATION DAY Quality output and productivity highlighted by farmer/ New combine shown in action to sixty farmers/ Demo day took place in New Halfa in eastern Sudan.                              Kamal Hassan Mahmoud’s new Axial Flow 4088 […]

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14 February

Creating a Borderless Agribusiness Space in Uganda and Across East Africa Charles Bwanika is a new generation social entrepreneur, passionate about undertaking positive challenges to bring about positive impact people’s lives he’s a seasoned child rights activist, experienced and qualified Community development expert with aBA in Development Studies (BDS) and a Diploma in Community Psychology […]

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07 December

Hydroponic Strawberries Where Sugarcane Used to Grow by Neta Isralls, Vegtech Netafim   “There has been an increase in greenhouse projects in the last few years due to efforts to tackle food and water security. Greenhouses are a large part of the solution to these global problems,” says Neta Isralls, engineering manager at Vegtech Netafim […]

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08 November

AJ Power recently completed the commissioning of an AJ110 synchronising generating set to work in tandem with a hybrid PV/Battery system in rural Tanzania.   How the village was electrified:                                    Diagram explaining how the village was electrified   […]

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06 October

How Customized Irrigation Systems Add Value and Improve Crop Yields     “Every irrigation or fertigation system needs to be designed for a set of specific circumstances – there is no such thing as an ‘off-the-shelf’ solution” says Cherry Irrigation director Charles Cherry. “More and more we are seeing that in order to achieve sustainable, […]

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24 August

To Stay Ahead of the Next Insect Outbreak, Harness Available Data Intelligence by Esther Ngumbi     ILLINOIS, United States, Aug 12 2020 (IPS) – Recently, the UK contributed £17 million to support the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to continue their efforts to combat the desert locust surge in East Africa and improve early warning […]

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15 May

COVID-19 response must target African agriculture and the rural poor  by Olusegun Obasanjo and Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe Africa has so far escaped the worst health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the continent looks like it could be the worst hit from the economic fallout of the crisis: 80 million Africans could be pushed into […]

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