Exactly 34 years ago today, the charismatic Pan-Africanist and Burkina Faso's then President, Thomas Sankara, was shot dead aged 37 by soldiers during a coup on 15 October 1987. Four years before his assassination with 12 others, Sankara and his close friend, Blaise Compaoré, staged a coup that brought them to power. This is the story of how he shaped Burkina Faso decades after his assassination.
15 May 2021
The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria has pledged his country's partnership with the Sokoto state government in the area of Education, Infrastructure and Agriculture.
28 Apr 2021
National agriculture quarantine service seizes, razes 67M Worth of hiding in Nigeria.
15 Apr 2021
Ikenna Nzewi, Co-founder of Releaf speaks to GuardianTV on how Releaf is currently industrializing food using technology to accelerate agriculture in Nigeria and Africa.
11 Mar 2021
Humans have destroyed about two-thirds of the world's original tropical rainforest and in the process destroying the natural buffer against climate change. This is affecting human livability and maybe pushing it beyond its limit.
18 Feb 2021
Africa has over half of the world's arable land. The continent has huge potential for agricultural production, yet faces the devastating effects of climate change and crop pests. This short documentary looks at what the African Development Bank is doing to boost agriculture through technology.
9 Jan 2021
On a regular day, Parminder Kaur toils in the fields and tends to cattle but now she is making her presence count as one among an army of women who have taken up the cudgels against the Indian government's agricultural reforms. Kaur, 40, is joined by tens of thousands of protesting male farmers who have set up tents and parked their tractor trolleys to block several kilometres of key highways leading into capital New Delhi for over a month.
Obama, Bush, Clinton volunteer to publicly receive COVID-19 vaccine, Interpol returns Maina to Nigeria and more
3 Dec 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
13 Nov 2020
President Buhari demands mechanisation of the agriculture sector for youth participation
23 Oct 2020
Agriculture is the largest employer in India, with nearly 50 percent of the country's workforce employed in it in one form or another. But this crucial sector is reeling from a spate of farmer suicides – one of the highest rates in the world. Our correspondents report from Punjab, India's breadbasket and one of the worst affected states, to find out what's behind this tragic phenomenon.
25 Sep 2020
With the increasing pressure on natural resources due to Covid-19, climate change, and overpopulation, small-scale agriculture has become one of the best tools to ensure global food security.
18 Sep 2020
The Central Bank of Nigeria says it aims to curtail inflation to a level conducive for sustainable growth, while its primary objective for monetary policy remains price and financial system stability. This comes just as Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari asked the Central bank of Nigeria to stop issuing foreign exchange for food and fertilizer imports. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the implications for Nigeria’s agriculture sector is Kola Masha, Managing Director, Baban Gona.