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Syngenta (www.Syngenta.com) in Zambia, through its subsidiary MRI Seed, has partnered with the Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) programme implemented by Fintrac Inc. (www.Fintrac.com), to help smallholder farmers gain access to high-quality, disease-free horticultural seedlings, giving them the opportunity to become commercially viable vegetable farmers.
On the 25th of March, a cross-sectorial initiative analyzing the impact of a growing livestock sector on public health, the environment, and livelihood launched in Addis Ababa. The Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 (ASL2050) encourages governments to think beyond livestock today, for the people of tomorrow. Government ministers and representatives from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) met today in Ethiopia to discuss the future of the livestock sector in Africa.
Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) works through private institutions to improve the quality of life in rural and urban poor communities of Uganda. UHMG works towards increasing access to affordable quality health solutions in malaria, HIV/AIDS, family planning and maternal and child health interventions.
Signing Ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding on the Development of Geothermal Energy in East Africa between the US Agency for International Development and the AUC
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – MEDIA ADVISORY
Both Producers and Consumers to Benefit
TAMALE, Ghana, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Getting a loan, storing crops, earning more from sales—all are about to become a little easier for Ghanaian grain farmers and traders with the recent issuance of the first grain warehouse receipts. This auspicious event took place in December in Tamale, in northern Ghana, a relatively poor area that is the focus of development efforts. The receipts are a record of deposit that can be accepted as collateral by banks and nonbank financial institutions.
by Wallace Mawire
Working with government and partners, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is scaling up efforts to deliver food assistance tomore than 3.5million people in drought-hit areas of southern Africa. Among the worst affectedcountries are Malawi, Zimbabwe and Lesotho. Communities already struggling to feed their families are now bracing for the onset of the so-called hunger season that traditionally lasts from December until harvest time in March, according to a WFP spokesperson.
Africare to outline essential role of civil society, small-scale farming and best practices at this year’s AgriBusiness Forum
RESTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Clinical Care Options (CCO) has announced it is developing a new program to support South African physicians and nurses in the management of HIV-infected and HIV/TB-coinfected patients. This new interactive digital training and certification program called inPractice® Africa will also provide training for HIV nurses. CCO is a leader in the development of innovative technology, print, and live medical education programs that reach clinicians in 200 countries around the world.