A One Health approach to plant health

One Health has been defined as an approach to the pursuit of public health and well-being that recognizes the interconnections between people, animals, plants, and their shared environment. In this opinion piece, based on a webinar of the same name, we argue that a...

75 Smart Farmers Join NAVSA Platform After Five-day Training

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) at the weekend concluded the five-day intensive training that culminated in the adoption of another 75 smart farmers into the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA) platform at the...

Kenya rolls out knowledge innovation for rural transformation

Kenya has rolled out a project on Strengthening the Knowledge and Innovation Ecosystem for Inclusive Rural Transformation and Livelihoods in Eastern Africa (AIRTEA). The country is joins Uganda and Rwanda on the project which aims at achieving a sustainable...

World Biodiversity Day 2022 – Building a Shared Future for All Life

World Biodiversity Day takes place on May 22 each year, with this year’s theme ‘Building a shared future for all life.’ World Biodiversity Day aims to promote and educate people on the importance of healthy and vibrant ecosystems, which we depend upon for food, water,...

New platform puts crop research at farmers’ fingertips

A newly established crop research platform in Free State is on a mission to address South Africa and the wider African continent’s crop production challenges. Not only is the platform envisioned to help role players in the industry, but also small-scale producers. The...