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Weeding out Ebola in Liberia

An innovative African initiative to strengthen food systems while combating Ebola NAIROBI (15 November, 2014) — Thousands of smallholder farmers in Liberia are set to benefit from an innovative seed...

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Africa Agriculture Status Report 2014

Foreword Humanity is at an environmental crossroads, and the long-term welfare of literally billions of people is at stake. Climate change has been sneaking up on us for many decades – some say ever...

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Planting the Seeds of a Green Revolution in Africa

Several years ago a group of agriculture experts at the Rockefeller Foundation, frustrated by the state of agriculture development in sub-Saharan Africa, started a program with a simple mission. They...

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Nigeria

AGRA Releases Three Lowland Rice Varieties in Nigeria

New Varieties to Help Improve Rice Productivity and Income-Generation for Resource-Poor Farmers PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria. December 23, 2013. In partnership with the University of Port Harcourt in...

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African Agriculture Status Report 2013

Foreword The world faces a major agricultural challenge. We must, over the next few decades, find ways to deliver nutritious, safe, and affordable food to a growing global population that is...

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Kenya + 5 more

AGRA Celebrates Launch of African Agricultural Capital Fund (AACF)

27 June 2012 - AGRA President Jane Karuku joined partners in celebrating the launch of the Kenyan African Agricultural Capital Fund (AACF). You can read her full remarks below. Remarks – AACF launch,...

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Kenya

Farmers reap big from soil study

Peasant farmers who were used to a few sacks of yields from over cultivated lands turn to Kari to change their fortunes. With a smile on his face, a sickle in his hand and a possible bounty harvest...

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