Climate-smart agriculture benefits Zambian farmers

Among the fruit and vegetables produced by the farmers were tomatoes, eggplants, potatoes and bananas. According to the non-profit organisation’s blog, the aim of the project was to improve the standard of living of the poor in rural communities. SEPA was founded in...

Uganda youths undergo training on fruit and vegetable value chain

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Subregional Office for Eastern Africa is partnering with Agricycle Global Inc. in order to train youth groups and refugees in Kenya and host communities in Uganda to enhance the development of fruit and...

How are new varieties of plants registered and why?

You may see a new variety of vegetable at the grocery store, for example an unusual new lettuce or apple. There are other important new varieties of crops that don’t show up on grocery shelves as fruits and vegetables. Food products like grains are usually used as...