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Sustainable Investments Key to Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

By Mary Hearty A new progress report on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) has revealed that more countries across the world have succeeded in eliminating at...

World NTDs Day: Renewed Commitments to Eliminate NTDS

By Gift Briton In commemoration of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day on 30th January, leading organizations and countries have renewed commitments to help strengthen efforts...

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Agriculture

Climate Change: African Scientists Training on Innovative Technology to Boost Agriculture

By Joyce Ojanji Due to climate change making it difficult to grow enough nutritious food, African scientists are being trained to use Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) to adapt agriculture to new...

Critical Food Insecurity Persists in Most Parts of Eastern Africa

By Mary Hearty With the region likely to record drier-than-normal conditions, critical food insecurity is still expected in most parts of Eastern Africa over the next two months. These include Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda,...

Tunisia to Produce Natural Supplement to Fight Antibiotic Misuse in Poultry

By Sharon Atieno Despite poultry farming being a strategic sector in Tunisia, accounting for 33% of animal production and 59% of meat consumed in the country, antibiotic misuse continues to be a major challenge. Of 76...

Plant Health Strategy to Better Food Security in Africa

By Gift Briton To increase food security in Africa, the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) in Africa is working with the Inter-African Phytosanitary Council of the African Union (AU-IAPSC) to roll out a...

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