No 153 - June-July 2011

Livestock disease

Livestock contributes 40% of the global value of agricultural output and supports the livelihoods of 700 million poor farmers. Disease poses a major threat Read More


Conserving the green gold

Unique reservoirs of biodiversity and crucial in the fight against climate change, forests Read More

• Olivier Bouyer’s viewpoint

• Field Report from D.R. Congo


Ibrahim Assane Mayaki

Ownership is the key to success

With both national and regional accords now signed and donors mobilised, NEPAD’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme is taking off. Read More



From present to future

Rising concern over soil degradation and biodiversity, the high cost of inorganic fertiliser and the need to improve the organic content of soils have Read More