Safe, nutritious food is everyone’s business

2021 has marked a turning point for food safety in the global public discourse. The global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted vulnerabilities in our food system, including the importance of food safety and its role in nutrition and health. We are starting to see the...

New COVID uncertainties in Zimbabwe

This blog was written by Ian Scoones and originally appeared on Zimbabweland. The unfolding drama of the pandemic continues. With a new variant identified in the region (Omicron) thanks to the effective work of South African...

Healthy crops are key to solving Africa’s food insecurity

By Dr. Dennis Rangi, Director General, Development, CABI CABI’s Dr. Dennis Rangi, based in Nairobi, asks how we can apply the determination and urgency shown to the COVID-19 pandemic to plant pandemics on the African continent in order to help food security. During...

Can Digitalization Transform African Farmers and Food Systems?

Agriculture and food production is important in providing a leeway to poverty reduction and enriching socio-economic livelihoods in Africa. It is central to enabling Africa achieve African Union’s Agenda 2030 development targets and the UN’s Sustainable...

Agri-Expo celebrates 190 years of excellence

Agri-Expo, the oldest agricultural society in Africa, recently celebrated 190 years of existence and 25 years of innovation by honouring prominent agricultural role players in the country. This firmly established organisation does not only boast with its ability to...