Africa

West Africa – Key to Feeding the Next 3 Billion?

Saturday October 16 marked my third day in Accra, Ghana representing AdFarm and Praxis Strategy Group at the National Food and Agriculture (FAGRO) show. We began the day with a deep dive into grower issues as panelist guests on an agriculture-focused radio program hosted by 90.1 Rite FM.  read more »

African Farmers Hungry for Markets

The 30th World Food Day finds more hungry people on the planet than ever before. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations 1 billion people live in chronic hunger. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s official message on this year’s theme “United against Hunger” reflects today’s global reality. “For many people, today is not World Food Day. It is another No Food Day.”  read more »

Bill Gates is Right On – We Can Feed a Growing, Hungry World

The world’s richest man recently sent a shockwave through the world food community by calling for another green revolution built upon n sustainability paired with genetic modification. Gates, one of the preeminent global philanthropists, made the case for empowering Africa’s small landholder farmers to be more productive in drought-ridden and other harsh environments.  read more »