Uganda's Youth Discover the Beauty in Farming

Updated: Fri 19 Sep, 09:59 am

The 2014 Miss Uganda pageant is particularly trying to recruit women aged between 18 and 25 into farming. There's also a new, unlikely sponsor: the Ugandan army, writes InterPress Service. read more »

'Agriculture Best for Creating Jobs'

Updated: Wed 3 Sep, 10:26 am

The agriculture sector is more effective than the oil and gas sectors not only at creating jobs but boosting growth, says the Africa Progress Panel and Sipho Moyo of One at the AGRF summit in Addis … read more »

World Hunger Falls, but Many Remain Undernourished

Updated: Thu 18 Sep, 11:02 am

More than 800 million people - or one in every nine on the planet - suffer from hunger, but a new joint UN agency report stated that the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of … read more »