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28 January 2015, Addis-Ababa -- In June 2014, the African Union summit, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, endorsed the Malabo Declaration on Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation for Shared Prosperity and Improved Livelihoods. One of the seven commitments that were adopted, ‘Ending Hunger in Africa by 2025’, grew out of the...
22 January 2015, Sierra Leone - Farmers and managers of Agri-Business Centres (ABCs) in Sierra Leone identify quarantine measures, bans on group activities and the closure of periodic markets as major causes of disruption of farming activities and loss of income. These concerns were expressed to the Representative of the Food...
19 January 2015, Kampala, Uganda - Smallholder farmers and actors in the potato crop production value chain in Uganda are set to benefit from increased market following the launch of a new project titled “Strengthening Linkages between Small Actors and Buyers in the Root and Tubers Sector of Africa”. The four-year...
19 January 2015, Kampala – Uganda – Member countries  of the Coalition for Africa Rice Development (CARD)  launched a new project  aimed at improving capacity of these countries for timely collection and provision of reliable statistics on rice. The Project - “Strengthening Agricultural Statistics and Food Security Information in CARD Countries...
17 January 2015,  Accra, Ghana - In the next 20 years, increasing the productivity and incomes from smallholder crop, livestock, fishery and forestry production systems will be key to achieving global food security. Most of the world’s poor are directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture, and experience has shown that...
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