Food security

There is no food security without food safety

Food security for all is a cornerstone of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, which recognises that global sustainable development can only be achieved if hunger and all forms of malnutrition are eradicated (Sustainable Development Goal number 2). Nevertheless, the international community must be...

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:51am

Agric forum to focus on ways to reduce Africa’s food imports

Rwanda is set to host the 2018 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) next month to discuss solutions to problems challenging smallholder farmers amid reports that the continent spends tens of billions of dollars on food imports annually. According to statistics from the African Development Bank (...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 8:38am

Activists point to decline of budget allocated to food security

Activists in Rwanda have raised concerns over the national budget allocated to food security and nutrition that has been declining over the five past years, saying that there is need for more public and private investment in food security for long terms turns. The observation was made after food...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 5:28am