18.10.2017

Many farmers lack information on crop diseases. Now, a new developed mobile app diagnoses crop diseases in the field and alerts the farmers.

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Scientists at Göttingen University demand to rethink options for cocoa production in West Africa. Recent findings show that cocoa grown in monoculture is more resilient to drought than cocoa produced in agroforestry systems.

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Benin’s first national conference on food and nutrition security was held in mid-August 2017. The objective was to lobby the different ministries and decision-makers concerned with food and nutrition security about the importance...

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Youth

15.09.2017

Given that today, two out of five economically active youth around the world are unemployed, or work, but live in poverty, and that alone in sub-Saharan Africa, the youth population is set to double, reaching more than 350...

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Rural areas are key to economic growth in developing countries, according to the report. Thus, millions of young people in developing countries who are poised to enter the labour force in the coming decades need not flee rural...

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