Resources for female farmers

It’s a tough business being a woman in farming – skills, tools and resources aren’t easy to come by. So we’ve created a Female Farmers Toolkit and compiled a few other resources to help make life a bit easier.  Across the globe, women make up a significant...

Farm Robots Technology

Agriculture is fast becoming an interesting high-tech industry as robotics gains entrance to make a difference in agricultural practices, following the need to grow more food and increase farming efficiency. Also, labor shortages, increased demand and high production...

Expert Urges Govt to Commit 10% of Annual Budget to Agriculture

To achieve food sufficiency in Nigeria, an expert has advised the Nigerian Government to commit 10 per cent of its annual budget to agriculture, provide labour-saving technologies and reduce post-harvest losses. Specifically, the Country Director of Actionaid Nigeria,...

On-Farm Trials Thrive with Support from Farmer Groups

For the past three years, the International Potato Center’s (CIP) SweetGAINS program in Africa has been conducting market research aimed at helping sweetpotato breeders better understand the traits and qualities that consumers want. These preferences differ by market...