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New Era, July 30, 2019 | Integrated financing for smallholder farmers in Namibia

Alliance for Science, July 27, 2019 | New breeding techniques can help Africa meet its food security

Daily Trust, July 27, 2019 | mPedigree deploys new tech to fight fake seeds

Capital Farm, July 24, 2019 | Can Kenya sustain production of quality avocadoes for local and international market

All Africa, July 23, 2019 | Ghana: Name One Policy of Yours That Increased Cocoa Production

Ghana Business News, July 20, 2019 | COCOBOD to distribute 60 million hybrid seedlings to farmers

Standard Digital, July 20, 2019 | Fight against fake seeds bearing fruit, says Kephis official

The Kenyan Star, July 8, 2019 | State should support tech advances for smallholder farmers

This Day News, July 3, 2019 | 5,000 Farmers to Benefit from New Partnership on Maize Production

The Nigerian Voice, June 27, 2019 | UN Mission facilitates dialogue aimed at mitigating herdsmen-farmers crisis

Tipperary Live, June 27, 2019 | Tipperary students win world award for helping African farmers

Made in Africa, June 25, 2019 | Ghanaian entrepreneur battling counterfeit agricultural products

The New Times, June 25, 2019 | Drones offering high-tech help to smallholder farmers

CTA, June 21, 2019 | UNTAPPED MARKET FOR DIGITAL SERVICES TO TRANSFORM AFRICAN AGRICULTURE

Euro News, June 21, 2019 | There are lessons to be learned to ensure technology is a force for good for Africa’s farmers

CTA Blog, June 18, 2019 | Farmer communication and supportive policies key to wider adoption of climate-smart agricultures and supportive policies key to wider adoption of climate-smart agriculture

Cornell Chronicle, June 18, 2019 | Gender-sensitive farmer training program transforms Kenya’s rural households

Kenya’s Watching, June 14, 2019 | Potato farmers in five counties to access certified planting material

Daily Trust, June 12, 2019 | Why wheat farming is suffering setback in Nigeria

IPP Media, June 12, 2019 | A journey from a small-scale farm to international stage

Ghana Web, June 11, 2019 | Nestlé, AGRA partner to support 2,000 young agriculture entrepreneurs in West Africa

Standard Digital, June 6, 2019 | Farmers’ pain for lack of certified seeds

Ghana Web, June 5, 2019 | Expect ten percent growth in agriculture in next 2-years

Africa News, June 3, 2019 | uMsinga emerging farmer invests in high-tech agriculture solutions that will benefit local women-run farming cooperatives

Ghana Web, June 3, 2019 | GEPA trains yam farmers to improve productivity for export

MIT News, May 30, 2019 | Empowering African Farmers with Data

Seed World, May 30, 2019 | Taking Notice of Illegal Seed Practices

Resilience Magazine, May 29, 2019 |
What Defines a Farmer? Exploring Attitudes to Scale in Agriculture

The Indian Express, May 29, 2019 |
Advertising Millennials ‘make farming sexy’ in Africa, where tilling the soil once meant shame

This month’s spotlight focuses on a much-discussed issue in connection with the seed industry in Africa: counterfeit seeds, or “fake seeds,” as they are often called. The article explains why fake seeds are a serious problem in Africa and discusses some innovative solutions countries are implementing to combat the issue.

Click here to read the article (read time: about 5 min).


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