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Ecological Farming in Africa

Hub | March 16, 2015 at 13:12

Africa is faced with widespread hunger. There is an urgent need to increase farm production to feed a growing population. Governments are pushing for industrial agriculture. A costly choice for both the economy and the environment Greenpeace's...

Greenpeace calls on AGRF to rethink its Approach to Agriculture in Africa

Press release | September 6, 2017 at 9:32

Nairobi, 6th September 2017 - The seventh edition of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2017 under the theme ‘Accelerating Africa’s Path to Prosperity: Growing Inclusive Economies and Jobs through Agriculture’ is hosted in Abidjan from...

World Food Day 2018: Kenyans Demand Healthy Food

Press release | October 16, 2018 at 15:41

Nairobi, 16th October 2018 - Consumers and small scale farmers have today handed over a petition to Parliament and the Ministry of Agriculture calling for an overhaul of Kenya’s food system. The petition, signed by over 1000 farmers and consumers...

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Hub | November 12, 2008 at 14:07

Youths demand a better Farming System as Kenya Celebrates World Food Day

Press release | October 17, 2017 at 15:47

Nairobi, 16 October, 2017: As Kenya celebrates the World Food Day (WFD) today, youths from eight Kenyan universities have converged, at the Louis Leaky Auditorium- Nairobi National Museum, to debate on issues that the Government of Kenya needs to...

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Farmers make more money with ecological farming- Greenpeace

Press release | April 22, 2015 at 10:00

Nairobi, 22nd April – More money for small scale farmers with ecological farming – this is the message contained in a Greenpeace Africa report released in Nairobi today. The report, entitled Fostering economic resilience: The Financial Benefits...

Greenpeace Africa responds to PIDMA-Cameroon importing 1000 tons of corn seeds...

Press release | April 9, 2018 at 9:14

In response to news that Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project (known by its French acronym- PIDMA) officials are augmenting food supply in Cameroon by importing 1000 tons of hybrid corn seeds from South Africa, Greenpeace’s...

Ensure Safe and Healthy Food for Citizens, Greenpeace Africa Urges Kenya’s Government

Press release | July 3, 2018 at 14:44

Nairobi, 03 July 2018: In response to news that some of Kenya’s imported sugar contains dangerous elements such as copper and lead; and that fertilisers sold to farmers in Kenya are reported to be laced with harmful mercury, Greenpeace Africa has...

Kenya’s General Election 2017: Party Manifestos expose lack of commitment to...

Press release | August 7, 2017 at 16:15

Nairobi, 2 August 2017 - The recent presidential debates in Kenya suggest that the country is headed in the wrong direction on key environmental matters. Party manifestos generally have an environment pillar but lack the critical elements...

Food Safety Should be Prioritised in Kenyatta’s Big Four Agenda: Greenpeace Africa

Press release | August 23, 2018 at 12:33

Nairobi, 23rd August 2018: The past few months have seen increased cases of sub standard food imports into Kenya. From sugar that contains mercury to expired rice, to oil that does not meet the required standards. Experts have also warned that...

Sustainable Intensification in Africa feeds the greedy agribusiness

Feature story | May 4, 2012 at 12:25

There is an old ironic saying that goes ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’. There is a broader social truth to it: that people, if well fed and nourished, tend to be more content with life.

Financing Ecological Farming in Africa

Publication | May 20, 2015 at 7:00

This report provides a resource to the donor community to facilitate the provision of support to ecological farming across Africa. We define donors broadly to include: governments providing bilateral overseas development assistance, multilateral...

Irresponsible Investment – Agrica’s Broken Development Model in Tanzania

Publication | June 17, 2015 at 11:00

Kilombero Plantations Ltd (KPL) is a 5,818 hectare (ha) rice plantation located in the heart of the fertile Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. In addition to developing a large-scale rice farm, KPL works with local smallholder farmers through an...

Aid donors' flagship investment deal causing hardship and displacement in Tanzania

Press release | June 17, 2015 at 15:00

Oakland/Johannesburg/London, June 17 - Norfund, the UK aid department, and Capricorn are funding the British company Agrica’s industrial rice plantation in Mngeta, Tanzania, which is destroying the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, driving them...

Climate change and a failing food system open the door to the armyworm pest

Press release | February 14, 2017 at 16:13

The fall armyworm has reared its ugly head in Africa wreaking havoc across the continent, destroying the maize crop which was much anticipated after droughts of the previous years. The armyworm pest is now present in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania,...

Greenpeace calls for decrease in meat and dairy production and consumption for a...

Press release | March 5, 2018 at 14:25

5 March 2018, Amsterdam - Global meat and dairy production and consumption must be cut in half by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change and keep the Paris Agreement on track, says a new Greenpeace report.

Pressure mounts against GMOs as Kenya celebrates World Food Day

Press release | October 15, 2015 at 11:52

Nakuru, 15th October, 2015: This World Food Day, all roads lead to the magnificent Nakuru County in Kenya’s rift valley region; where a demonstration and a public debate have been organised to challenge the push for the introduction of...

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Hub | December 16, 2009 at 22:41

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