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Food Business
Rising Atmospheric CO₂ May Benefit Maize Crops
All CountriesBrad Ripley, Susanne Vetter

Global maize production is worth billions of dollars annually and is key to global food security because it’s a staple food for billions of people. Most maize production relies on natural rainfall, making it vulnerable to changing rainfall patterns

Agri-Food News and Media
SAFIN Annual Progress Report 2021
All CountriesSAFIN

The SAFIN Annual Progress Report 2021 highlights the main results of collaborative work among SAFIN members last year. These included a wide variety of events, knowledge products and collaborations facilitated through the Network, as well as the laun...

Agri-Food News and Media
Harnessing Opportunities For Informed Investments In The Sorghum Community Value Chain In Tanzania
All Countries, TanzaniaCGIAR

This study was conducted among sorghum farmers, focus groups, seed producers and extension officers in 10 districts of Tanzania to map out business opportunities along the sorghum value chain. Results obtained demonstrated that socio-economic factors...

Agri-Food News and Media
Assessment Of Grain Legumes And Dryland Cereals Seed Value Chains In Uganda

This paper analyses the current state of Uganda’s seed value chain for grain legumes and dryland cereals (GLDC), the challenges as well as the opportunities in it. It also identifies critical areas that can drive sustainability in seed value chains.

Agri-Food News and Media
Rising Demand For Rice In Animal Feed Puts Pressure On Supplies
All CountriesElizabeth Schroeder

The use of low-grade rice in animal feed rations across Asia has resulted in the price of this staple commodity rising rapidly.

Agri-Food News and Media
From West Africa, Here Comes The Next Miracle Grain:Fonio
All CountriesAugusta Dwyer

A tiny grain called fonio could play a big role in improving food security in West Africa, say researchers at Cornell University’s Department of Global Development.

Socio-Economic Drivers of Food Security Among Rural Households in Nigeria: Evidence From Smallholder Maize Farmers

Issues relating to food availability, accessibility/affordability, and food utilization remain paramount among different stakeholders such as policymakers and academics. Using data from 250 maize farming households in Nigeria, the study used Foster–G...

Breaking Down Silos: On Post-Harvest Loss Interventions In Tanzania

This research examines the effects of an intervention aimed at reducing Post-Harvest Losses (PHL) of maize growing farmers during their maize storage in Tanzania. Farmers were invited to attend a training on best practices in post-harvest maize manag...

Post-Harvest Loss In Mozambique: Estimating Maize Loss In Manica And Zambezia Provinces

In Mozambique, food security remains a key issue and the country suffers perennial food shortages, especially in the provinces of Manica,Tete, Sofala, Zambezia, Maputo and Gaza. Weaknesses in post-harvest systems, which contribute to both a lower sup...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Sustainable Intensification Of Maize–Legume Systems for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA)
All CountriesACIAR

More than 1.3 billion people live in Africa, a number expected to almost double to 2.5 billion by 2050. Food insecurity and resource degradation in a changing climate are pressing concerns with geopolitical significance. For decades, agricultural r...

Decree No. 92/04 on the Import of Transgenic Grain.
AngolaAngola legal

There are nine articles on the regulations for the importation of transgenic grains or genetically modified grains. The regulations were agreed upon by the ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The regulations are a way...

Decree No. 92/04 on the Import of Transgenic Grain.

This Decree is composed of nine articles. It rules on the import of transgenic or genetically modified grain used as food support in compliance with the recommendations made by the Integrated Council of Ministers of Southern África Development Commun...

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