African Universities Urged to Foster Agricultural Research

African Universities Urged to Foster Agricultural Research

Universities in Africa have been urged to step up agricultural research and disseminate relevant new technologies to farmers around the continent in order to boost food productivity. Delivering a presentation on the importance of Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), Mr. Martin Bwalya, CEO CAADP, stressed that agriculture is the most feasible and viable way of creating wealth in Africa. “Adoption of sound agricultural practices is a proven method of poverty alleviation, and wealth creation”, said Mr. Bwalya. Mr. Bwalya who was addressing JKUAT staff and students also challenged African leaders to implement institutional frameworks… Continue reading →