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Written By Jon Spaull- SciDevNet [MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE] “Your granary will never be filled by your neighbour.” This is a Mozambican saying that was used by Graca Michel, member of International Panel of Elders and a former Mozambican minister of education, to illustrate the point that Africa cannot rely on outside help to achieve food security. It was a recurring theme at the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Africa (RUFORUM) conference… Read More


By Vanilla Amadeu A ciência e a tecnologia foram temas que mereceram atenção dos panelitas no terceiro dia da Conferência da RUFORUM. Em relação ao assunto, o Secretário Executivo da FARA, Yeni Akinbamijo, referiu que agenda da ciência para o desenvolvimento da agricultura em África ajudou-a a identificar o tipo de ciência de que precisa. Assim, a ciência, a tecnologia, as inovações, a política e a aprendizagem social, a fim de cumprir… Read More


By Pauline Atim                                               “Women should share success stories to bridge the gap of lack of role models in agriculture” Women have a tendency to think Agriculture is a man’s field. The fact that women make up a quarter of students in university agriculture programs is evidence enough to support… Read More