Goodbye tractors? Farm of the future could use robots
12 April 2019 | 10:09 am
The farm of the future will have a team of small robots instead of the huge tractors and machinery common today, according to a UK agritech startup.
20 Apr 2019
Ivanka Trump visits Ivory Coast cocoa farm.
11 May 2019
The prince and his wife Camilla have ended their four-day tour with a visit to an organic farm outside Munich. They enjoyed seeing animals and making pretzels at the farm.
22 Jun 2019
Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice.
6 Sep 2019
TV cameras following Spain cycling race accidentally reveal rooftop weed farm
29 Sep 2019
One of the world's poorest nations has started producing one of the world's most expensive delicacies. Now entrepreneurs in Madagascar are hoping their caviar from the highlands will win over France's famously demanding chefs.
25 Dec 2019
The journalist could spend two years in prison. She had tweeted about workers from Myanmar whose reports of abuse by their employers at the poultry farm triggered a landmark legal case for migrant laborers.
30 Dec 2019
Cancale in the bay of Mont Saint-Michel in northern France may already be famous for its oyster farms. But now the town is dreaming of recognition on the UNESCO heritage list.
11 Jan 2020
A businesswoman in Tunisia is looking to snails for financial success, selling them for food but also extracting their slime for cosmetic products.
24 Feb 2020
Conventional mass farming methods often have a negative impact on the soil. An initiative in Nigeria is advocating for a better system that connects farmers to wholesalers, creates awareness and supports farmers.
19 Sep 2020
Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire plan to raise the price farmers get paid for cocoa by about 21 per cent. Both countries account for over 60 per cent of the global production of the cocoa bean. Chike Nwagwu, CEO of Novus Agro, joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
24 Oct 2020
The recent killing of a farmer in South Africa has reignited racial tensions in recent weeks, we talk to our correspondent in Cape Town for the latest. Also on the programme, Nigeria is in its 9th day of anti-police brutality protests, we bring you the latest. And in Kenya, efforts to stop poaching have wielded great results as the elephant population has doubled within 30 years.
26 Oct 2020
Three decades after the fall of apartheid, the murder of a white farm manager has laid bare racial frictions that persist in a South Africa weighed down by the triple challenges of rampant crime, unemployment and inequality.
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The war in Ukraine and inflation have Germans concerned about their standard of living. Those who have the least are likely to suffer the most.
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Spiking food prices caused by the war in Ukraine are threatening to push more people to the brink of starvation. If G7 countries don't deliver on aid, poorer nations might turn elsewhere.
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South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 22 young people found inside a popular tavern in the coastal town of East London, provincial health officials and the presidency said on Sunday.
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It is election season again and some words and terms will be flying around, making you wonder what they really mean. Here are some of these words and their meanings.
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Moscow has failed to meet a deadline for over $40 billion in outstanding debts as Western sanctions squeeze the Russian economy. The Kremlin has downplayed the news, insisting it has enough to pay what it owes.
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With the conclusion of their three-day summit, G7 leaders have agreed to develop a price cap on Russian oil and provide billions in food assistance to avert a hunger crisis caused by the war in Ukraine.