Farming and rural non-farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth unemployment in Africa

Farming and rural non-farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth unemployment in Africa

Farming and rural non-farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth unemployment in Africa

FAO provides unemployed rural youth with the necessary training and equipment to start their own farming or rural non-farm-based businesses. Young man in Ethiopia working on his vegetable…

Crowning the 'king of the crops': Sequencing the white guinea yam genome

An international collaboration involving the Earlham Institute, Norwich, UK, and the Iwate Biotechnology Research Centre, Japan, has for the first time provided a genome sequence for the white Guinea yam…

More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and agriculture

More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and agriculture

More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and agriculture

A farmer and her cattle in Cambodia which is sharing with other countries its successful experience in dealing with AMR. New York, 21 September 2017 – A stronger global effort…

Scientists sequence asexual tiny worm whose lineage stretches back 18 million years

A team of scientists has sequenced, for the first time, a tiny worm that belongs to a group of exclusively asexual species that originated approximately 18 million years ago &#8212…

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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…