Scientists work to develop heat-resistant 'cow of the future'

University of Florida scientists are working to breed the “cow of the future” by studying the more heat-tolerant Brangus cow — a cross between an Angus and…

Lasting peace in Colombia requires building strong rural and agricultural institutions

Lasting peace in Colombia requires building strong rural and agricultural institutions

Lasting peace in Colombia requires building strong rural and agricultural institutions

Farmers in a FAO project in Colombia. 20 June 2017, Bogota, Colombia – Colombia’s Rural Development Agency and FAO have signed an $8.7 million agreement to support…

Sweet bribes for ants are key to crops bearing fruit, study shows

Flowering crops such as beans and cotton offer their sweetest nectar to recruit colonizing ants in a strategy that balances their need for defense and to reproduce, research suggests. So…

Seminar: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Small-Scale Fisheries

30 JUNE 2017, 10:00 – 11:30 | This seminar presents experiences and lessons from a major research initiative, Too Big To Ignore (TBTI): Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research…

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58 Years After, Fresh Tomatoes Arrive Lagos From Kano By Rail

History will be made this evening as fresh tomatoes from Kano arrive Lagos by rail after 58 years. Emmanuel Itoya Ijewere, one of Nigeria’s eminent businessmen with extensive experience and interests across the banking, finance and agricultural spectrums disclosed…