with poverty and inequality among hr country populace with key focus on formulating policies and programmes that promote open participation in economic activities. Read more.
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Gaborone-Botswana Minister of Agriculture Development and Food Security, Karabo Socraat has set in motion plans for a new transformative food production programme to replace the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agriculture (ISPAAD). Read more.
Development experts say poverty amidst the populations surrounding Malawi’s second largest water body, Lake Chilwa, has placed the lake under intense threat. Read more.
IITA to establish fifth Alflasafe production facility in Mozambique, heightening fight against aflatoxin contamination. Read more
Seed producer, Seed Co Zimbabwe has completed setting up its new US$12 million artificial seed drying plant at Stapleford, Mt Hampden, Zimbabwe which will enhance early seed availability for sale post-harvest. Read more.
Most countries in the Southern Africa region are currently suffering from widespread food shortages owing to poor production in the last farming season, the latest report on the region’s nutrition and food security has shown.
The Government of Zambia is seeking to establish a modern tomato (red gold) processing project worth US$5 million, to be undertaken through a Special Purpose Vehicle that will be wholly owned by private investors. Read more.
The United Nations World Food Program (UNWFP) says southern Madagascar is perennial droughts that are pushing 400,000 people toward starvation and have already caused deaths from severe hunger.
At a time the continent is reeling from the effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic, representatives of the African Development Bank, the Aliko Dangote Foundation and Big Win Philanthropy renewed their commitment to end child stunting and other forms of malnutrition through the Banking on Nutrition Partnership. Read more.
African Development Bank (AfDB) has given out US$1,4 million grant to Zambia from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program aimed at creating jobs and improve food security in the southern African’s vulnerable households. Read more.
The majority of Zimbabweans are likely to suffer financially as the prices for basic household necessities continue to climb and shortages of essential services such as electricity, water and medication continue to occur on the regular throughout the country.