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Food Business
Positioning Nigeria As Africa's Leader In Maize Production For AfCFTA
NigeriaPwc

With a total production of 11 MMT, Nigeria is arguably Africa’s second largest producer of maize after South Africa. Ethiopia occupied the third-place position on the chart of largest producers of maize in Africa. Together, the three countries (i.e.,...

Mechanization
Solar-Powered Cold-Storages And Sustainable Food Systems Transformation: Evidence From Horticulture Markets Interventions In Northeast Nigeria
NigeriaHIROYUKI TAKESHIMA, FUTOSHI YAMAUCHI, DAUDA BAWA,...

Modern cooling technologies that utilize renewable energy sources have been increasingly recognized as a promising tool to address a multitude of challenges emerging in progressively complex food systems in developing countries. When provided as cold...

Others
Motivating Farmers' Market-Oriented Production: Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment And Promotion Approach In Kenya
KenyaMAINA MWANGI, KUMIKO SHUTO, PETER MWANGI, MERCY MB...

Investing in farmers – or agriculture human capital – is crucial to addressing challenges in our agri-food systems. A global study carried out by the FAO Investment Centre and the International Food Policy Research Institute, with support from the CG...

Mechanization
Agricultural Mechanization and Gendered Labor Activities Across Sectors: Micro-Evidence from Multi-Country Farm Household Data
All CountriesHIROYUKI TAKESHIMA AND XINSHEN DIAO

Gender differences in the engagement of work activities across sectors are important elements of gender inequality in rural livelihoods and welfare in developing countries. The role of production technologies, including agricultural mechanization, in...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Efficiency And Profits Of Emerging Medium-Scale Farms In Africa: Evidence From Ethiopia’s Commercial Horticultural Sector
EthiopiaFANTU NISRANE BACHEWE AND BART MINTEN

We study production practices of larger and more capital-intensive farmers (“horti-preneurs”) in horticultural commercial clusters in the central Rift Valley of Ethiopia. Attracted by profitable vegetable markets, more educated farmers rent in land f...

Extension Services
Success in Agriculture
KenyaJames Mwangi Ndiritu

Agribusiness will drive the next food security in Africa and this can only be achieved by transformed food systems especially diversification with Horticulture. A favorable climate throughout the year increases pests and therefore, best practices of...

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Order No. 0059 / MSP / DG187 / DACS / 96 Regulating the Import, Distribution and use of Pesticides usable in Public Health.
ChadFAO

This decree regulates the import, distribution, and use of pesticides that can be used in public health.

Research and Development
Seed Companies and the Tanzanian Horiculture Sector
TanzaniaJ.Guijt, R. Reuver

This case study looks at the potential value of horticulture for farmers in Tanzania, and the contribution of the seed sector to the growing Tanzanian horticulture sector. It is intended for all those working in horticulture, in Tanzania and elsewher...

Research and Development
Horticultural Exports and Food Security in Senegal
SenegalVan Den Broeck, G., Van Hoyweghen, K. and Maertens...

Horticultural exports from developing countries are expanding. While concerns are rising about the consequences of this growth for local food security, there is no empirical evidence that directly measures this impact. We provide such evidence for...

Research and Development
Prioritization of Food Safety Issues in the Dairy and Horticulture Value Chains, Kenya
KenyaErastus K. Kang’ethe, Samuel Muriuki, Joseph Karug...

Food borne diseases can be caused by biological, chemical and physical hazards. Most food borne illnesses result from consumption of animal source foods and fruits and vegetables. Managing food borne illness requires establishment of food safety cont...

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