Food Security in Africa Depends on Secure Land Rights

Updated: Mon 12 Jan, 04:32 pm

Africa's celebration of a "Year of Agriculture and Food Security" is also a call to boost agricultural development. One in four people in sub-Saharan Africa are undernourished despite the region's … read more »

Ethiopian Wins Yara Award

Updated: Wed 17 Sep, 06:18 am

The Yara prize for the year 2014 has been awarded to Minister of Agriculture, Tekalign Mamo Assefa, for his efforts to improve the livelihoods of farmers through his scientific knowledge and … read more »

Seychelles: An Island at the End of the Earth

Updated: Mon 4 Mar, 07:53 am 2013

Although the country's tourism sector is still a major contributor to the economy, it has been surpassed by industrial fishing as its main source of foreign exchange earnings. read more »