Zambia Agric Minister to SARD-SC stakeholders: Let’s make a real difference in farmers’ lives

Monday, April 15th, 2013

“If we are going to make a real difference in farmers’ lives, agricultural research must not only be responsive to the needs of the times but more importantly it should be able to find its way into farmers’ fields and their families’ homes. Research should never stay on the shelves – it should result in concrete outputs that would benefit farmers in Africa wherever they may be. This is my vision and sincere hope for this project.” These were the words ...

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Tanzania launches its chapter of AfDB-funded project to boost cassava and rice production

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Key stakeholders in the cassava and rice subsector in Tanzania met in Zanzibar, 4-5 April, to officially launch and plan for the implementation of the “Multinational-CGIAR Support to Agricultural Research for Development of Strategic Crops in Africa (SARDSC)“ project funded by the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) in the country. The project was officially launched by Dr Khalid S. Mohammed, Principal Secretary, Ministry of State, Second Vice President Office, Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania, who assured the participants of his government’s support ...

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