The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

Irish agri firms to move into African market

16 April 2017. In November 2017 IrishFarm will be taking a group of Irish farm equipment and agtech specialists on a market study tour to South Africa, providing an ideal opportunity to get a feel for the market, meet potential partners and showcase their products. South Africa is the largest animal-feed producer on the continent, […]

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Regional Consultation workshop on rolling-out the Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa (S3A)

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) organised 3 Regional Consultation workshops on rolling-out the Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa (S3A).  10-12 April 2017. Lilongwe, Malawi. In collaboration with the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development of the Government of Malawi, FARA organised a  consultation […]

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Aflasafe plant in Kenya ready to begin production by June 2017

Panellists speaking during the First All Africa Post-Harvest Congress held in Nairobi, Kenya from March 28 to 31, 2017. Photo taken on March 30 by Justus Wanzala. 17 April 2017. IDN-InDepthNews – Combating Aflatoxins to Curb Africa’s Post-Harvest Losses. Since October 2016, IITA has been pioneering the Aflasafe Technology Transfer and Commercialisation Project (ATTC), which […]

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Making mycotoxin analysis environmentally friendlier

5 April 2017. The JRC—Joint Research Centre, in its role as European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL) for Mycotoxins developed a quick method of analysis for multiple mycotoxins. This work aims to facilitate compliance testing in the EU Member States and to support the EU National Reference Laboratories (NRLs) on mycotoxins. A method is presented which […]

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African Agripreneurs Youth Forum

25 – 26 April 2017. Ibadan, Nigeria. The AYA Forum is being organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with CTA, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the African Agribusiness Incubation Network (AAIN). About 250 young agripreneurs from across Africa, as well as institutional and business partners, are expected to attend. […]

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