Africa and Brazil to cross-fertilise agricultural ideas [OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO] An ambitious development partnership aimed at strengthening agricultural collaboration between Africa and Brazil was launched at the 5th African Agriculture Science Week in Burkina Faso last week (21 July). Read more on SciDev.net Man walks to Oprah for help Burkina Faso native, Eric Beba, is [...]Read More
In what may be President Obama’s most significant foray into changing U.S.- Africa policy since his election in 2008, the United States is embarking on a new initiative to boost agricultural production in the global south.Read More agricultural, initiative, president-obama, result, the-global, united
The architects of Africa’s new Green Revolution at the Gates Foundation are sensitive to these flaws. In an interview, Roy Steiner, deputy director of agricultural development, was well versed in the history, emphasizing that the Gates …Read More agricultural, deputy, director, gates, green, result, Revolution
A 2009 report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) notes that some 30 million African workers outside their countries send home approximately $40 billion a year in remittances.Read More agricultural, countries, development, from-the-international, international, remittances, result, their-countries, workers
China has stepped up the growth of large-scale agricultural projects in Africa over the past five years. As Howard French described, in The Atlantic, in a terrific piece in May, large Chinese-run farms designed to export rice and other …Read More Africa, agricultural, atlantic, china, Growth, over-the-past, Piece, Projects.