‘Jos wild life park in decline; conditions worsening,’ says Manager

The Jos Wildlife Park Manager, Mr. Sakburkya Mohammed, has decried the poor state of things at the conservation park. He spoke in an interview on Saturday in Jos. Mohammed cited poor welfare of animals due to poor feeding, lack of mates and encroachment…

Cattle Rustling: Feuding communities in Eastern Equatoria call on the United Nations to broker peace talks

In South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, livestock equals livelihoods. Here, animals are valuable currency. However, owning livestock is not easy, as the Toposa community of Kapoeta, Eastern Equatoria reveals to visiting peacekeepers from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan…

African nations meet on ‘critical’ nature conservation

Delegates from across Africa launched Monday in Rwanda the first continent-wide gathering about the role of protected areas in ensuring the future of our planet. The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) is being held just a few months before…

NCF Engage Stakeholders on Sustainable Land Uses to Protect Kainji Lake National Park

The decline of species within protected areas have prompted the need to pursue species conservation and protection with the consideration of both the protected areas and the surrounding communities. This informed the decision of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to…

Ondo to support dairy processors to meet demand for local milk products

Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant to Ondo state Governor on Agriculture Business, said the state government had concluded plans to develop dairy industry to boost its economy. Olotu stated this during a stakeholders’ meeting on cattle production value chain in Akure. He said the state…

“I am better off as a Farmer” …the story of a Banker turned Poultry Farmer

Due to the popular misconceptions about agriculture, many young Africans have no interest in agribusiness ventures. Upon completing their academic pursuits, young graduates usually scuttle for jobs and in many cases, remain unemployed while waiting for the ‘golden opportunity’. Whereas,…

Connecting communities and advancing gender equality in The Gambia

The Gambia is a small fragile country in West Africa – one that is faced with growing poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. Over the last decade, major climate-related crises as well as disease outbreaks have left the population more vulnerable.…

Team Europe bolsters food security in Kenya and neighbouring countries

The EU, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Sweden and Denmark are bolstering food security in Kenya and neighbouring countries with more than US$153.50mn at a time of crisis due to COVID-19 This includes help for farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs, assistance…

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