Rumphi farmers challenged to adopt climate change resilient technologies

Rumphi, November 23, 2018: Agricultural extension workers and lead farmers in Rumphi have been challenged to adopt the re-introduced local technologies as one of mitigation measures in tackling adverse effects of climate change.  Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist from Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Dr Horace Phiri made the call on the sidelines … Read more

How Uganda’s Agriculture and Food System Can Create Jobs

Agriculture can provide jobs to Uganda’s unemployed youth if well harnessed, according to the twelfth Uganda Economic Update published today by the World Bank. The report, “Developing Uganda’s Agri-Food System for Inclusive Economic Growth,” notes that the sector’s economic contribution extends well beyond the production sector into the wider food system, including related processing, manufacturing, … Read more

Modern farming benefits Tanga Region

MAIZE production in various parts of Tanga Region more than doubled during last year after farmers adopted modern farming, thanks to joint government and stakeholders’ promotion initiatives. One of such stakeholders is Farm Radio International (FRI), a nongovernmental organisation, which works to deliver effective programmes to serve small-scale farmers through radio programmes. FRI is implementing … Read more

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