No 152 - April-May 2011

Commodity associations

With their privileged access to government, commodity associations have a special role to play in defending the interests of the sectors they represent. Read More


Adding value to crops

Effective post-harvest handling is critical for maintaining the quality and freshness of crops Read More

• Umezuruike Linus Opara's viewpoint

• Field Report from Benin


Isabella Masinde

A trade-off for farmers

African farmers have first-hand experience of the impact of climate change, with erratic weather patterns seriously threatening their crops and livestock. Read More



A triumph for towns

The time-honoured yam, which is mainly grown in West Africa, is also a product for the future. Improved varieties, which are more productive or better Read More