Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why dry areas should invest massively in innovation to ensure food security #Sahel

Why dry areas should invest massively in innovation to ensure food security.

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Invest in rural Africa to spur prosperity

Originally posted on Foundation for Young Farmers:
Rural development is key to Africa’s prosperity, yet it has been undervalued by Governments, international lenders and policy advisers, the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a paper released, calling for increased…

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Postharvest food losses: creating poor family farmers!

Originally posted on Kalu Samuel's Blog:
“In Nigeria, an alarming 45 per cent(750,000 tons) of tomatoes harvested in the country is lost due to poor Food Supply Chain (FSC) management; price instability resulting from seasonal fluctuation in production and the…

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