AGRA in the news

Africa's farmers need political support more than 'seeds, weather and soil'
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International Institute of Tropical Agriculture wins 2018 Africa Food Prize award worth $100,000
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Planting for Food and Jobs Programme receives international recognition
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A Personal Remembrance of and a Tribute to Kofi Annan on the Occasion of the 2018 African Green Revolution Forum
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Building an Africa free from hunger and poverty

Africa is witnessing a quiet revolution which holds out real hope of banishing poverty and hunger and driving economic growth. This transformation is not in sectors like oil and gas, minerals or tourism, which grab global headlines, but in agriculture, which remains the backbone of the continent’s economy.

Despite the rapid growth in the …

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AU scorecard deal shows Africa ready for agriculture revolution
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World Food Prize winner says he won’t rest until ‘Africa feeds itself’
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Partnering to explore the potential for Cassava Industrialization in Mozambique
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IITA, CIMMYT, AGRA partnership to strengthen maize production in Africa
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AGRA commits $26 million to increase use of fertilizer and improved seeds in Mozambique
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AGRA and AUC sign MoU on Malabo declaration implementation
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Modern farming works in Laikipia, Kenya
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As Africa’s need for food grows, Mali’s rice turnaround shows a way forward
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Urban Diets and Nutrition: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities for Policy Action
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Africa faces U.S. $2B maize deficit If fall armyworm is not properly managed
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Africa’s farming revolution
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