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Zambian economy to grow more than 4 pct this year, finmin...

Zambia’s economy is expected to grow by more than 4 percent this year helped by the mining, agriculture and construction sectors, Finance Minister Margaret...

Mauritius cuts 2018 growth forecast, agriculture seen slowing

The economy of Mauritius is expected to grow by 3.9 percent this year, down from a previous forecast of 4.0 percent in December, due...

Zambia economy grew 4.1 pct in 2017: preliminary CSO data

Zambia’s economy grew 4.1 percent in 2017, up from 3.4 percent in 2016, Central Statistical Office (CSO) data showed on Thursday. Agriculture, forestry and fishing...

Agriculture needs evidence-based policies

Smallholder farmers in the country provide more than 80% of food produce for domestic consumption, industry and export, and provide jobs for 40% of...

Youth-led research highlights key challenges facing youth in agric

Youth Think Tank, a youth-led research initiative of the Mastercard Foundation, has launched an agri-food system research report aimed at building inclusive agricultural technologies...

Gov’t to start 1 village,1 dam this year

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has confirmed that one of government's flagship programme , the One Village One Dam will commence this year. "This...

Give hope to the youth to prevent migration- MP

The Member of Parliament for the Ablekuma Central Constituency , Hon Ebenezer Gilbert Nii Narh Nartey,  has expressed dismay at the shameless sale of...

2,000 livestock farmers to receive support from government 

The Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta, has said 2,000 livestock farmers will be supported with 70,000 small ruminants, sheep and goats, as part...

AfDB seeks global support for Africa’s young farmers

The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s...

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