Africa’s Ag-tech Development Fulcrum: Some Dos and Don’ts for African Start-ups

Do entrepreneurs and tech start-ups follow the (comparatively) easy money by replicating industrial systems onto Africa farms or do they attempt to leap-frog towards just and sustainable solutions for Africa’s food system?

Is USAID’s Feed The Future Initiative Sustainable?

Feed The Future works in 19 countries across the globe, but hasn’t provided feedback on their progress towards self-reliance in more than two years.

Film Festival Highlights Small-Scale Farmers’ Collaboration Across Africa and South America

Farmers highlight several new techniques they developed to improve the health of their crops and communities.

Food Empowerment Project Employs Education to Help Consumers Make Ethical Food Choices

The Food Empowerment Project is aiming to help viewers make ethical food consumption and reduce the suffering of animals and people in the food industry.

Nigerian Chefs Work to Revive Indigenous Seasonings

Nigerian chefs Tunde Wey and Ozoz Sokoh are working to revive iru, an indigenous West African fermented seasoning.

Locust Swarms Threaten Food Security in Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa is currently experiencing one of the most destructive locust invasions in history, threatening food security and the livelihoods of small farmers.

Africa’s Farmers: Key to Solving Malnutrition

For the fifth straight year, chronic hunger increased worldwide. But supporting small-scale farmers and ecologically sound farming practices has the potential to nourish communities and the planet.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah on Youth-Powered Agricultural Development

Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.

Helping Local Farmers in Madagascar Create Sustainable (And Profitable) Businesses

Dani Nierenberg chats with Tim McCollum, founder and CEO of Beyond Good, an organic chocolate company that exclusively sources cacao from local farmers in Madagascar and Uganda.

Hello Tractor Is Bringing the Sharing Economy to Agriculture

Food Tank talked with Priscilla Asonibare from Hello Tractor about Hello Tractor’s work in Africa, industry trends, and the potential of the sharing economy for agriculture.

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