During the Africa Wide Extension Week, 2017, in Durban, South Africa, AFAAS and UFAAS team participated in visiting Karkloof farm located in uMngeni municipality. Britt and Rene Stubbs bought the farm in 1986 for beef and maize production. He... more

Story: A Seed Revolving Fund is Driving Malawi’s Groundnut Revival

An innovative groundnut seed revolving fund in Malawi, set up by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in 1999, thanks to USAID and Irish Aid support, and managed by and for the smallholder farmers, has... more

Story: Using Fintech to Feed the World: Four Innovative Approaches in Smallholder Finance AFAAS Content

Rural smallholder farmers in Africa – who typically farm fewer than 5 acres of land, roughly the size of five football fields  – play a critical role in feeding the world’s growing population (set to hit 9 billion people by 2050). more

Story: Social Enterprise AFAAS Content

  ESSENTIAL INNOVATIVE SYNERGY AFRICA- A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE A social enterprise is an activity of a nonprofit that employs entrepreneurial, market-driven strategies for earned income in support of their mission.(Nonprofits Fund) more

Story: Retired agricultural engeneer, a gold for rural advisory services Country Forum

Victor Nguepi is a retired agricultural engeneer. In love with agriculture he is today a delegate of a common Initiative group 'GIC DEMTELI" with the headquater in Bafou, a village in the western Cameroon. Focusing on quality seeds and best... more

Story: National Technical Working on ICT4RAS meeting in cameroon              CAMFAAS already has a functional Working Group on ICT for RAS with Mr BITAMA Yves as Group Chairman. (y.bitama@gmail.commore

Story: Au menu de la saison, des feuilles aux vertus et valeurs inconsidérées : la corète potagère ou Zôfon bulu.

 Pendant la saison des pluies, les feuilles alimentaires constituent des produits de cueillettes de première importance. A ce titre, les feuilles de corètes (corchorus olitorius) ou Zôfon bulu en bamanankan, occupent une place de choix dans le... more