Is Irrigation Only Way to Food Security in Africa?
East Africa is threatened by drought due to delayed rains, the countries have been urged to invest in irrigation as a solution to food insecurity.
Irrigation in a maize field (file photo).
IRIN, 20 January 2017
Agriculture is the most important sector of African economies, from the livelihoods it supports to the future jobs it can generate. Read more »
Citizen, 8 January 2017
The spectre of famine is threatening Tanzania. However, this should not have come as a surprise as climate change has been sweeping across the world, yet we pretended to be immune… Read more »
Tanzania: Govt Urged to Act Over Drought Threat
Citizen, 6 January 2017
The government should urgently evaluate the impact of drought and make short, medium and long-term interventions to save people's lives, agriculture stakeholders have suggested. Read more »