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.
Poor communities in Bwindi national park have long depended on what the forest can provide. But with gorillas under threat, coffee now offers a more sustainable living.
A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent land reform.
South Africa's legalization of cannabis might trigger trafficking and abuse in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), writes Tanzanian columnist Anaclet Rwegayura. Tanzania is an SADC founding member.
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.
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