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    The chairman of, House of Representatives Committee on Agricultural Colleges and Institutions, Monir Dan Agundi, has advised Nigerian youths to embrace agriculture rather than waiting for government or white-collar jobs. Agundi explained this during the closing ceremony of a three-day capacity-building course for the youth and women on snail and grasscutter rearing, organised by the ...
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    South Africa produces about 16% of sub-Saharan Africa’s maize. Image: Shutterstock In response to the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, most sub-Saharan governments are developing economic recovery plans. These will require some different thinking, particularly when it comes to agriculture. Wandile Sihlobo, the chief economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa, ...