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Does satellite data hold the answer to agricultural challenges in Africa?

There has been a significant growth in the availability of satellite data in recent years, providing access to information on air quality,...

Agri-tech is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry

Agriculture has a significant role in Africa as it employs 65% of the work force and contributes 32% of GDP, according to the World...

Nominations are now open for the Project of the Year Showcase and Award

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the Climate Smart Agriculture Project of the Year Award....

Extreme weather is adversely impacting poor farmers, says FAO

A new report from the UN’s food agency has highlighted how an increased prevalence of natural disasters is causing billions of...

Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds

Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis since 2013 with the number of food insecure people doubling since 2015...

Climate shocks and conflict are increasing hunger, says new UN report

Extreme weather events and internal conflicts across the world are exacerbating hunger and food insecurity, according to the UN’s...

Nigeria plans to go big on green finance to fight climate change

The Nigerian Government has spoken of its plans to seriously scale-up its green finance initiatives over the coming year. This includes...

$1 billion of new funding announced for climate adaptation projects

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is providing a new injection of $1 billion to combat climate change in poor countries. The funding will...

Zambia launches a new $33 million sustainable livelihoods and forest protection programme

Climate change is causing more frequent and intense weather extremes in Zambia with a rise in both flooding and drought which have created...

World Bank announces new climate resilience plans to benefit 25 million in India

The World Bank has announced a $420 million project to increase climate resilience financial and viability in agriculture for small...

New partnership will support African farmers adapt to climate change

A major new partnership has been announced to help African smallholders take control of their livelihoods in the face of the risks posed...

A new project puts women at the forefront of climate resilience in Bangladesh

The Green Climate Fund has approved a US$25 million grant to support Bangladesh’s efforts to build the adaptive capacities of...