S. Kilungu

Photo S. Kilungu

Introducing Africa’s bridge between science and policy

A new web-based platform seeks to link scientists with policy makers to address climate change, agriculture and food security issues in Africa. Farming communities in Africa are becoming more fragile as climate change and increasingly variable weather are reducing agricultural productivity. There is an urgent need for strategies to build resilience for African farmers to… Read more »

Olive Thiong'o (CCAFS)

Photo Olive Thiong'o (CCAFS)

Poor Seed contributes to Food insecurity in COMESA region

Lack of quality and improved seeds in the COMESA region contributes to food insecurity and poverty, COMESA Assistant Secretary General, Administration and Finance Ambassador Nagla El- Hussainy has observed. Speaking at the official opening of the COMESA Seed  Harmonisation Implementation Plan (COMSHIP) Development Partners Meeting held on the 17th July, 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel in… Read more »