Jude Aleu. Trial Manager of GM cassava at NaCRRI showing how so clean the tuber from a GM cassava
Agribusiness Industry

Cassava farmers ask President to approve GMO bill

Cassava farmers from Nakasongola District have appealed to President Yoweri Museveni to assent on the passed Genetic Engineering Regulatory Bill, 2018 such that Uganda  can start the growing of Genetically Modified Organisms that have been developed through Biotechnology Engineering. Farmers have learnt that scientists at the National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI) Namulonge have developed […]

Mastercard has announced the signing of two public-private partnerships that will extend the reach of the Mastercard Farmers Network (MFN) to millions of smallholder farmers in Africa.
Africa Agribusiness Industry

Mastercard partners with USADF, CIAT to support smallholder farmers across Africa

Mastercard has announced the signing of two public-private partnerships that will extend the reach of the Mastercard Farmers Network (MFN) to millions of smallholder farmers in Africa. Under this partnership, key partners, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the United States African Development Foundation (USADF), are providing support to further roll out the MFN […]

Fish accounts for more than one-fifth of the protein intake of African south of the Sahara and provides a livelihood to millions of people
Agribusiness Industry

Africa’s Small-Scale Fisheries Critical to Food Security

Africa’s small-scale fisheries play a critical role in global food security and must be supported with greater research and investment, say international and African experts. Industry, NGO, government and academic representatives attended Murdoch University’s second Blue Economy Symposium in Tunis last week as part of the Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) 2019 and Murdoch University’s […]