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  • 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.

  • Niger 16 May 2018

    The "New Scientists" Re-energizing Livestock Research in Niger

    About a decade ago, the department of animal production of Niger’s National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRAN) had just one PhD-qualified agricultural researcher. INRAN is Niger’s principal agricultural research agency

  • Mali 10 May 2018

    Off-Season Rice Fends off Malian Farmers from Climate Stress

    Fifty-five-years old Boureima Sanogo has been cultivating rice since he was 15. With traditional cultivation methods on a hectare of land in the rainy season, the most yield he could get was four tons. But since the introduction of a new cultivation method known as the System of Rice Intensification(SRI) ...

  • Mali 09 May 2018

    How’s Niger’s Livestock Faring in Mali

    Livestock farmers in West Africa are increasingly turning to the red goat of ‘Maradi‘ and the ‘Balami,’ two of Niger’s revered sheep breed, scientifically proven to adapt better to the changing climate and genetically wealthier.

  • Mali 08 May 2018

    The Man Championing Wassachiè, Mali’s ‘Favored’ Chicken Specie

    At a moment when lack of funding and technical skills are impeding the growth of poultry farming in Mali and most of West Africa, retired commissioner of police Yaya Sangare has raised ample capital, infrastructure, labor, and other inputs to set up a poultry farm that today supplies the local market in Bamako.

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