Africa

18.02.2015

This year’s AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany, examined the issue of how smallholders can be integrated in development. It was revealed that there is a lot to catch up on, not only in politics, but above all also on the part...[more]

Bioeconomy

29.01.2015

With the bioeconomy being hailed world-wide as a viable concept, the demand for agricultural raw materials is on the increase as well. The challenges that this poses for the agriculture and food branch were discussed at the...[more]

Food security

09.01.2015

K+S AG seek to contribute to combating hunger throughout the world with the use of modern fertilising methods. The fertiliser company presented some of its PPP projects at a conference in Berlin, Germany. [more]

The Aid by Trade Foundation has established a new CmiA organic standard in awarding the biocertification to the Tanzanian cotton company BioSustain, thereby improving market access and social added-value added for African growers...[more]

Innovations

20.10.2014

Recycling urine collected at public toilets is a cheap and simple way to produce fertiliser, according to the developer of a waterless urinal at Indian Technology Institute.[more]

Governments and international development partners must do more to ensure that smallholder farmers can play an active role in the design and development of agricultural Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), writes Fairtrade...[more]

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the global consumer goods company Unilever have signed a public-private partnership agreement aimed at helping to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers...[more]

Environment

21.03.2014

African Bamboo, a start-up enterprise in Ethiopia that developed an environmentally-friendly bamboo thermal modification process, received two grants totalling 1.75 million USD from multi-donor Powering Agriculture and from...[more]

Rural women

07.03.2014

A total of 85,000 women farmers in the cotton-growing areas of sub-Saharan Africa are currently benefiting from the Cotton Made in Africa programme, the initiative reports ahead of United Nations World Women’s Day on the 8th...[more]

COMING EVENTS

3 - 6 March 2015 - Stuttgart, Germany

2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger - Hidden Hunger, Childhood Development and Long-term Prospects for Society and Economy

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9-10 March 2015 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

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19-23 April 2015 – Berlin, Germany

Global Soil Week 2015

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1-2 May 2015 - Meknes, Morocco

International Conference on Agro-Management and E-Agriculture

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20-22 May 2015 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

The 10th eLearning Africa Conference

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1-19 June 2015 - Freiburg, Germany

Summer school “Integrated Land Use Systems” (ILUS)

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14-18 June 2015 - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, USA

IFAMA 25th Annual World Forum and Symposium: Innovation, Talent, and Technology in 21st Century of Agribusiness

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17-19 June 2015 - Halle (Saale), Germany

IAMO Forum 2015 “Agriculture and Climate Change in Transition Economies”

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25-27 August 2015 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7th ICSA International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry in Regional and Global Context

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16 - 18 September 2015 - Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany

Tropentag 2015

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19-22 November 2015 - Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel Manila, Philippines

Moringa Symposium and Congress

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17-22 July 2016 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Tenth International Rangeland Congress (IRC) “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World”

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