Ghana: Government to support Coffee Sector

The government has introduced Coffee Development Programme to support the growth of the industry. The programme, spearheaded by the Ghana Cocoa Board, has already led to the doubling of output to above 12,000 tonnes per annum with yields about 1.4 tonnes per hectare....

Meet the farming twins, Karabo and Kamohelo Mahlaba

Since their birth in 1996, Karabo and Kamohelo Mahlaba have been each other’s best friends. They played together, cried together and now they also farm together in the Free State town of Reitz. As twins, their bond is as strong as their passion for agriculture and...

Leveraging on innovation and technology for inclusive growth in Kenya

In this blog, Hannington Odame refers to the outcomes from the panel on technology and innovation in agriculture at the Agricultural Industry Forum, 3-5 March 2020. He looks at the challenges linked to knowledge systems faced by smallholder farmers when adopting new...