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  • Sénégal 16 February 2018

    New Program Seeks Lasting Changes in Agriculture System of West and Central Africa

    Even with overwhelming evidence showing the West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program(WAAPP) has ‘substantial’ impact on economies of West African countries, efforts are currently underway to sharpen the focus of an even more ambitious and transformative iteration.

  • Niger 15 February 2018

    The Thriving Goat and Guinea Fowl Business In West Africa

    In West Africa, the red goat of Maradi and guinea fowl are improving the lives of family farmers, stimulating local economies, and making better nutrition more accessible. These indigenous livestock species are well-suited for West Africa, with a wealth of genetic diversity that makes them more adaptable to a changing climate.

  • Mali 13 February 2018

    SRI is Increasing Farmer’s Incomes in Mali

    The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is helping bring rural farmers closer to food self-sufficiency in over 50 countries with the help of organizations like the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF). It can potentially reduce water use, increase land productivity, and provide a buffer against the impacts of climate change while reducing reliance on artificial inputs, like pesticides and artificial fertilizer.

  • Guinea 13 February 2018

    Young Guinean Takes a Successful Bet in Agriculture

    With most youths continuing to view agriculture unfavorably, it is uncommon to see young people venturing into the farming sector. But in Guinea, the case is different for Ousmane Diallo. He lived abroad, but one day, he decided to return home and settled in agriculture.

  • Benin 07 February 2018

    Benin Relies on WAAPP to Increase Agri Production

    Benin depends largely on agriculture to stimulate its economy. One of the programs it hopes will help achieve this ambition is the West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program (WAAPP). In 2017, Benin got an additional USD 13 million loan to further develop the agriculture sector from the World Bank under the WAAPP implemented by CORAF, Actors of the program met recently in Cotonou to launch the new phase which runs for three years.

  • Senegal 01 February 2018

    WAAPP Made Substantial Contribution to West Africa Research, report

    The West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program (WAAPP) contributed substantially in addressing West Africa’s most acute agricultural research challenges, a new report from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has concluded.

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  • Guinea Fowl Farming Hatches Jobs in Ghana

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