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  • Senegal 17 September 2018

    Slow Millet Productivity Pose Fresh Challenges to Researchers

    Despite recent breakthroughs in research, insufficient production and climate change are challenging millet researchers anew, an international conference has heard. Communities are looking up to scientists to design new varieties that can boost productivity, feed the people of West Africa, reduce hunger and poverty.

  • Senegal 23 July 2018

    'Private Sector Growth Real Measure of Seed Regulation Success'

    About seventeen West African countries are today credited for adopting a common seed regulation. These laws are designed to facilitate the free flow of critical seeds from one country to another. Effectively implemented, they can facilitate the access to high-quality certified seeds to farmers and producers and sustainably transform the agriculture industry in West Africa.

  • Senegal 05 July 2018

    West Africa Assesses Progress in Implementation of Seed Regulation

    Seed actors from seventeen West African countries meet in the Senegalese capital, Dakar from Monday, July 9 to 11, 2918 to evaluate progress in the implementation of the harmonized seed regulation.

  • Niger 05 July 2018

    As Niger Scales up E-vouchers, More Farmers have Access to Agri-inputs

    Niger has scaled up the electronic vouchers to deliver critical agri-inputs to farmers in remote corners of the country. Between May 29 to June 19, 2018, about 10000 people from the ten communes received certified millet and cowpea seeds thanks to the electronic system put in place by the West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program (WAAPP), Niger.

  • Senegal 02 July 2018

    Cashew Creations for Women’s Employment in Senegal

    The West African Women’s Association (AFAO/WAWA) started an initiative to boost cashew processing in Senegal. Rather than selling raw cashews to traders, they decided to expand post-harvest opportunities close to home by training and equipping hundreds of women to process and market cashew apples and nuts.

  • Niger 17 May 2018

    Budding Scientist Whose Main Ambition is to increase Milk Production in Niger

    For a society where the majority of girls and women are confined to household chores or mostly laborers in fields, breaking through the gender and societal stereotypes can be extremely challenging. But not for this 30-year-old Nigerien student taking a Ph.D. in Animal Production in the University of Abdou Moumouni in the capital, Niamey.

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