The cost of time spent weeding means Africa is losing out on the chance to more than double its economic output.
Much of the food sold in Africa’s markets contains illegal, cancer-causing products.
Sweet potato leaves and roots could boost food security and address nutritional deficiencies in rural households.
Failure to fight an invasive weed spreading across Africa could lead to 30 per cent cut in estimated crop yields.
New report that 23 per cent of Africa’s population are malnourished calls for political will from governments.
Donor-funded projects on food safety in Sub-Saharan Africa tend to focus on overseas markets, says a report.
Ethiopia releases a new sorghum variety that could increase yields for five to ten seasons without ploughing.
Africa Science Focus
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