Give Smallholder Farmers a Bigger Role – UN Official
In an interview with AllAfrica, the assistant director-general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and regional representative for Africa, Maria Helena Semedo, discusses what commitments and actions are needed to boost the productivity of Africa's smallholder farmers.
allAfrica, 11 December 2012
The African Green Revolution Forum held earlier this year in Arusha, Tanzania, aimed to put smallholder farmers at the center of the conversation … Read more »
A livestock farmer on his farm in Dagoretti, Kenya.
allAfrica, 12 November 2012
Africa's population – in contrast to other regions – is growing significantly younger. How to employ, educate and feed that youth bulge is the topic of a report… Read more »
allAfrica, 8 October 2012
When Dr. Ruth Khasaya Oniang'o, a professor of food science and nutrition, shared advice from her mother at the September 2012 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), it really… Read more »
rDNA, 26 September 2012
Farmers have the enthusiasm but need the necessary support from the government. Read more »