Cash crop farmers in Sierra Leone have been suffering for long with nothing to show for their years and years of labor on their farms as they continue to depend on old methods of farming.
Solidaridad West Africa, the Government of Sierra Leone and UNFAO promote Responsible Agricultural Investment
Many African countries including Sierra Leone are seeking better ways of attracting responsible agri-based investments as a catalyst for achieving economic growth through industralization.
Senegal: African Development Bank lends €60 million to develop value chains through improving water supply
On Wednesday 17 July in Abidjan, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a loan of €87 million to the government of Senegal, to implement its Project to Improve the Water Supply for the Development of Value Chains (PROVALE-CV).
Sierra Leone’s Minister of Agriculture, Joseph Ndanema, has acknowledged with optimism the role Solidaridad is playing through its contribution towards realizing the vision of President Julius Maada Bio to make agriculture the engine to drive the country’s socio-economic growth and development through commercialization and promotion of private investment in the sector.
Solidaridad in Sierra Leone will on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 launch two major initiatives aimed at improving sustainable production of cocoa and oil palm in the country.
Prioritizing food safety in Africa emphasized as implementation of Malabo Commitments gather momentum
Members of the food safety community, predominantly, focal points of National Committees on Codex Alimentarius in AU member states committed to support the Africa food safety agenda programmes, particularly, the Africa Food Safety Index (AFSI), an information and data gathering tool on food safety.
Collaboration between the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and HarvestPlus has enabled women and children in two Latin American countries to now consuming more nutritious versions of the staple foods they depend on.