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    China’s experience in reforestation and fighting desertification has injected lots of inspiration into Africa, which needs to curb the alarming expansion of the Sahara desert, Ethiopian experts have said. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently estimated that by 2030, Africa will lose two thirds of its arable land if the march of ...
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    The country is expecting to harvest at least 2,7 million tonnes of maize this year, the highest yield in 20 years, a microcosm of how the country’s farming sector is defying sanctions. Western countries imposed illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe after rolling out the land reform programme in 2000, crippling many sectors of the economy. The ...