Research work on Naara (Early) and Zea (Late) Millets in Ghana

Research work on Naara (Early) and Zea (Late) Millets in Ghana

Naara or early millet is one of the most indigenous and important cereal crop in Ghana. In fact the five regions of the north have the greatest potential of growing the crop which is about the fourth most important cereal crop in Ghana. Naara is noted to be very...
National food and nutrition investment in Mali to get a boost

National food and nutrition investment in Mali to get a boost

27 May 2019 reliefweb Mali’s next food security investment plan would be more sensitive to agriculture and nutrition, and requires involvement of all key actors including ICRISAT in its formulation, said Dr Djibril Bagayoko, Head, Nutrition Coordination, Ministry of...
400,000 farmers to go into sorghum production this year

400,000 farmers to go into sorghum production this year

May 16, 2019 Daily Trust Pour hundred thousand sorghum famers are to be mobilized for this year’s wet season farming. National Association of Sorghum Producers, Processors and Marketers of Nigeria (NASPPAM) made this known in a communiqué issued and signed by its...
Urban middle class may offer lifeline to rural Africa

Urban middle class may offer lifeline to rural Africa

14th May 2019 Brits in Kenya The rise of an urban middle class across much of Africa is stoking demand for food that could curb hunger and cut poverty in rural outposts, a U.S.-based think tank said on Wednesday. The International Food Policy Research Institute...
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