Nigeria: FG has established a national food security committee

The Nigeria  Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has established five national steering committees to oversee donor-funded initiatives. The projects will improve food security, create jobs, and diversify the economy. Rural Access and...

Kano Empowers 455,000 Youths, Women on Mechanised Farming

Kano Empowers 455,000 Youths, Women on Mechanised FarmingTo revolutionalise agriculture, ensure food security, and create jobs, the Kano State government has said it has trained 455,000 youth and women in mechanised farming. The development was disclosed at the...

Hop harvest provides jobs, stimulates George economy

For the residents of George in the Western Cape, agriculture is an economic lifeline. This is especially true during the six-week hop harvest season which is said to create over 1 500 jobs and injects a revenue of R90 million into the area. George is the only area in...