Africa’s Sahel region facing ‘horrendous food crisis’

The vast Sahel, which runs nearly the breadth of the continent, south of the Sahara Desert, is experiencing some of its driest conditions in years. “An absolute crisis is unfolding before our eyes”, WFP Executive Director David Beasley said from Benin, having just...

Why should gender matter in agriculture?

By Grace Muinga  • In the last few decades, agriculture has been recognized as the backbone of the economy for most African countries representing about 15% of the continent’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Just as agriculture is the backbone for most African...

THE FUTURE OF AFRICA’S FOOD SECURITY UNDER MODERN BIOTECHNOLOGY

As the continent continues to battle climate change; human population growth and human-agriculture land conflict the demand for food is not left behind. Every minute we have a child born in Africa and that means one more plate is needed on the table to see the child...