Regional Agency for Agriculture and Food (RAAF)

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The creation of the Regional Agency for Agriculture and Food (RAAF) is part of the operationalization of the agricultural policy of the Economic Community of the West African: ECOWAP / CAADP. In fact, besides the capacity of the organs of ECOWAS Commission, including the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Water […]

Climate-smart agriculture: Lessons from Africa, for the World

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The world’s climate is changing, and is projected to continue to do so for the foreseeable future.  The impact of climate change will be particularly felt in agriculture, as rising temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, and increased pests and diseases pose new and bigger risks to the global food system. Simply […]

How Agri-business incubators can boost agric, create jobs

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Venturing into commercial farming is tasking particularly for young farmers. They are faced with inadequate infrastructure, lack of start-up capital, capacity building and mentoring services, among others. Experts however, say that establishing agri-business incubators is a viable mechanism for creating an environment where youth-led start-ups can be nurtured and allowed […]