A rise in global demand for avocado is attracting farmers in Africa to tap on the opportunities from the export market.
In Uganda, farmers are already diversifying from their traditional cash crop coffee to plant avocado.
Uganda has always been known as the bread basket of Africa and for the most part that's still true. But both the lack of rainfall in the northeast and the large number of refugees have posed a challenge to the country.
South Africa is considering an amendment to its constitution which will allow the expropriation of land without compensation. The government claims it is addressing lingering injustice from the apartheid era.
From cassava husks in Nigeria to Kenya’s superfood the baobab fruit, we’re taking a whirlwind tour of eco friendly food products - and how to deal with food waste!
It's a familiar sight in parts of East Africa - starving children, desiccated carcasses and parched landscapes. 17 million face the threat of hunger. It's a man-made crisis, says Ludger Schadomsky.
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