Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has on Food Security

Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has on Food Security

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Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has on Food Security By Busani BafanaReprint |        |  Print | Send by email For many people affected by conflict, agriculture is their only means of survival, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS BULAWAYO,…

Africa Needs Strong Political Will to Transform Agriculture and Spur Economic Growth

Africa Needs Strong Political Will to Transform Agriculture and Spur Economic Growth

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Africa Needs Strong Political Will to Transform Agriculture and Spur Economic Growth By Busani BafanaReprint |      |  Print | Send by email |En español Ndomi Magareth, sows bean seeds on her small piece of land in Njombe, Cameroon. Africa currently spends over USD 35 billion annually on food imports,…

How Rwanda is Saving One of its Most Important Crops—the Banana—With an SMS

How Rwanda is Saving One of its Most Important Crops—the Banana—With an SMS

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How Rwanda is Saving One of its Most Important Crops—the Banana—With an SMS By Aimable TwahirwaReprint |      |  Print | Send by email Rwanda is combatting banana disease through digital innovation. Credit: Alejandro Arigón/IPS KIGALI, Aug 29 2018 (IPS) – When Telesphore Ruzigamanzi, a smallholder banana farmer from a…