Nigeria Links Cell Phones to Food Production

Updated: Mon 17 Jun, 10:00 am 2013

The government has moved forward with a controversial program to distribute cell phones to poor farmers in a bid to cut corruption and deliver services in the agricultural sector. read more »

African Leaders Urged to Rethink Agricultural Policies

Updated: Tue 1 Jul, 10:45 am

Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa urged African Union member states to seriously rethink policies on agriculture, whose share of GDP, he warned, has been on the … read more »

Agriculture - Nigeria's 'New Oil' - Game Changer & Tool for Peace

Updated: Wed 4 Jun, 06:55 pm

Dr. Akin Adesina, Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture, hails agri-business that also benefits small farmers as Nigeria's path to prosperity - in contrast to oil, which left most Nigerians in wretched … read more »