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Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN

Representatives from both the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and UN Environment highlighted the need to change African farming...

Solar irrigation systems could dramatically improve farming practices, says FAO

FAO’s latest report ‘The Benefits and Risks of Solar Powered Irrigation - a global overview’ highlights the significant...

Asia needs to step up the fight against hunger, says FAO Director

Governments in Asia must further their commitment to Zero Hunger by focusing on rural poverty reduction and adapting their agricultural...

Agro-ecology key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, say FAO

Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it, it can also be referred to...

Interview with Ntiokam Divine, CSAYN

We caught up with Ntiokam Divine, Founder and Managing Director of CSAYN, ahead of his appearance at the upcoming Africa Climate...

A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique

The Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is launching a new project in partnership with the Nordic Development Fund (NDF)...

Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050

A recent report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has revealed that land degradation could...

Extreme weather and climate events caused more damage than ever before in 2017

The United Nations weather agency have reported that hurricanes, monsoons, floods and droughts made 2017 the most damaging year ever....

The number of people experiencing food insecurity rose by 16 million in 2017

The Food Security Information Network released its 2018 Global Report on Food Crises today. The report reveals that approximately 124...

World Water Day – What Threat Does Water Pose to Asia?

March 22nd 2018 marks the 25th Annual World Water Day which aims to highlight the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable...

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...