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Climate change cut Cameroon’s plantain production and post-secondary schooling from 1991 to 2011, says a study.
Lessons from rinderpest eradication could help fight a similar, contagious livestock disease, writes Delia Grace.
Governments and other key actors in food security need to prepare against the next El Niño, writes Esther Ngumbi.
Africa’s position in the global digital knowledge economy is a concern, write Sanna Ojanperä and Mark Graham.
For Africa to achieve increased agricultural productivity, there is a need to invest in S&T, writes Paul Boateng.
Big data is fuelling capacity building and impacts in Africa, write Russell Taylor and Bradley Frank.
Steve Wiggins discusses how Tanzania could expand irrigation to one million hectares by 2020.
Strengthening Africa’s veterinary services could boost livestock production and livelihoods, writes Laura Higham.
To help address Africa’s R&D challenges, increased funding and citizen science are needed, writes Esther Ngumbi
It is time to use historical data to predict drought in Africa to benefit farmers, writes Esther Ngumbi.
Africa needs to boost STEM education to empower future leaders, writes Sarah Hambly.
To tackle devastating crop diseases, Africa should boost regional plant surveillance, writes Mustafa O. Jibrin.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo argues that African agriculture needs innovation and the youth.
Africa is making strides in fighting poor quality medicines, but more is action is needed, says Ronald Piervincenzi.
Local scientists could maximise their impacts in food production worldwide if supported, argues Nina Dudnik.
The time for world leaders to act in reducing human induced climate change is now, argues Achim Steiner
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