In the news...

Aquaculture to play significant role in Africa’s food security – NEPAD

July 14th, 2017 / PM News, Nigeria

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) on Wednesday said fisheries and aquaculture play a significant role in Africa’s economy, food security and nutrition.
Dr Bernice McLean, a Senior Programme Officer for Fisheries, NEPAD, made the assertion at a stakeholders’ workshop on the Pre-Assessment of the Semi-Industrial Shrimp Fishery in Lagos.
“Fisheries …

NEPAD calls for increased financing to agro-sector

March 3rd, 2016 / Daily Mail, Zambia

Increased financing for African agriculture and implementation of well researched extension services is important in developing the sector that can ensure food security and uplift majority poor out of poverty, a senior international agricultural expert has said. Speaking ahead of the 12th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform (CAADP-PP) …