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Mary Nzomo said: “This is a climate-change related invasion because dodder is now finding home places where it never did before,” External link

nation-ke Friday, November 2, 2018 7:05:00 PM CET

Mary Nzomo explained: “The survey was just concluded and its report will reveal the host range of crops it is colonising after which we will determine whether it is threat to food security. Currently, it is commonly seen on the hedges,” External link

nation-ke Friday, November 2, 2018 7:05:00 PM CET

Senzeni Zokwana said: “Agriculture is the key for economic transformation, food and nutrition security. About 70% of the region's population depends on agriculture for food, income and employment,” External link

sanews Wednesday, October 31, 2018 4:47:00 PM CET

Mamta Sharma said: “The fact that the insect reached Karnataka at more or less the same time as the monsoon raises the possibility of monsoon winds having brought it over from Africa,” External link

business-standard Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:47:00 AM CET

Jesus Madrazo responded: “Farmers are smart and sensible businesspeople and won’t buy any product that won’t work for them,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 26, 2018 3:58:00 PM CEST

Werner Baumann said: “Today is a great day for our customers farmers around the world whom we will be able to help secure and improve their harvests even better,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 26, 2018 3:58:00 PM CEST

Jesus Madrazo said: “We have appealed this decision and continue to vigorously defend this product, which has a 40-year history of safe use and continues to be a vital, effective and safe tool for farmers,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 26, 2018 3:58:00 PM CEST

David Shearer said: “I suspect that most of you are really here for a football match,” External link

unmiss Thursday, October 25, 2018 7:52:00 PM CEST

David Shearer said: “I have seen the devastation that war, hatred and cruelty can bring,” External link

unmiss Thursday, October 25, 2018 7:52:00 PM CEST

Simone Strey said: “Based on this we are sending push notifications to tens of thousands of our users through our Plantix app,” External link

cabiinvasives Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:07:00 PM CEST

Simone Strey said: “Based on this we are sending push notifications to tens of thousands of our users through our Plantix app,” External link

preventionweb Tuesday, October 23, 2018 4:54:00 PM CEST

Gerald Masila said: “We are working with the county governments to boost production in the coming year, to achieve food security and create prosperity through trade and value addition,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, October 21, 2018 9:25:00 PM CEST

Melissa Jones adds: “He’s got a fantastic reputation in Fallon and people look at him more like a mature adult because he works so hard for what he wants,” “Myles is just a very unique person and farmer” External link

agweb Tuesday, October 16, 2018 3:50:00 PM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We firmly believe that if you [the youth] are provided these opportunities, you will not leave the continent to look for opportunities elsewhere. We have the means to provide those opportunities right here where you can see and participate in the future of your countries and the continent" External link

fao-en Monday, October 15, 2018 6:40:00 PM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We need to take action to make agriculture more attractive to young people. They must perceive agriculture as a remunerative and profitable sector and the dissemination of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in rural areas play an important role in this regard," External link

fao-en Monday, October 15, 2018 6:40:00 PM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We firmly believe that if you [the youth] are provided these opportunities, you will not leave the continent to look for opportunities elsewhere. We have the means to provide those opportunities right here where you can see and participate in the future of your countries and the continent" External link

fao-en Sunday, October 14, 2018 4:53:00 AM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We need to take action to make agriculture more attractive to young people. They must perceive agriculture as a remunerative and profitable sector and the dissemination of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in rural areas play an important role in this regard," External link

fao-en Sunday, October 14, 2018 4:53:00 AM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We firmly believe that if you [the youth] are provided these opportunities, you will not leave the continent to look for opportunities elsewhere. We have the means to provide those opportunities right here where you can see and participate in the future of your countries and the continent" External link

fao-en Saturday, October 13, 2018 4:17:00 AM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We need to take action to make agriculture more attractive to young people. They must perceive agriculture as a remunerative and profitable sector and the dissemination of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in rural areas play an important role in this regard," External link

fao-en Saturday, October 13, 2018 4:17:00 AM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “We expect that Kenyans should be enjoying lower food prices than is currently,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 2, 2018 7:48:00 AM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri told: “The good performance across all agricultural sub sectors has been achieved due to timely interventions by farmers,” External link

coastweek Tuesday, October 2, 2018 6:45:00 AM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri added: “We are projecting to harvest an additional 6 million bags during the upcoming October-December rainfall that will bring the total available maize in 2018 to 46.9 million bags,” External link

coastweek Tuesday, October 2, 2018 6:45:00 AM CEST

Mike McDonald said: “If you look at wheat futures right now sitting there at over five dollars, I mean for the most part on average wheat in this area is profitable,” “Oh, there is no rush just way out the army warms, let it freeze or kill them off and get it planted and hope something good happens until June” External link

newschannel6now Saturday, September 29, 2018 2:29:00 AM CEST

Mike McDonald said: “We don’t have many chances to really ring the bell so maybe this year will be our opportunity,” “People always say that the one thing that keeps agriculture alive is next year so maybe this year is our year” External link

newschannel6now Saturday, September 29, 2018 2:29:00 AM CEST

Gabriel Rugalema added: "With its intensity, there is need to have an elaborate stakeholder approach to help stop the pest from destroying crops," External link

coastweek Sunday, September 23, 2018 11:19:00 AM CEST

Joseph Mwanamvekha said: “Each food-insecure household will receive a 50kg bag of maize and this will be followed by the MVAC response,” External link

humanitariannews Saturday, September 22, 2018 1:56:00 PM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We firmly believe that if you [the youth] are provided these opportunities, you will not leave the continent to look for opportunities elsewhere. We have the means to provide those opportunities right here where you can see and participate in the future of your countries and the continent" External link

fao-en Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:11:00 AM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We need to take action to make agriculture more attractive to young people. They must perceive agriculture as a remunerative and profitable sector and the dissemination of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in rural areas play an important role in this regard," External link

fao-en Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:11:00 AM CEST

Gabriel Rugalema added: “With its intensity, there is need to have an elaborate stakeholder approach to help stop the pest from destroying crops,” External link

coastweek Friday, September 21, 2018 3:33:00 PM CEST

Simone Strey said: “Through our mobile application, Plantix, we get thousands and thousands of pictures of crops and vegetables from our Indian users every day. Since the first incident on the 18th of July 2018, we receive an ever increasing number of pictures of FAW cases. It was clear to us that we have to respond” External link

iapps2010 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:10:00 AM CEST

Simone Strey : “We are glad that we could join forces with CABI and ICRISAT to fight the FAW – to tackle this menace we hope more supporters will join too” External link

iapps2010 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:10:00 AM CEST

Simone Strey said: “Through our mobile application, Plantix, we get thousands and thousands of pictures of crops and vegetables from our Indian users every day. Since the first incident on the 18th of July 2018, we receive an ever increasing number of pictures of FAW cases. It was clear to us that we have to respond” External link

plantwise Thursday, September 13, 2018 3:49:00 PM CEST

Simone Strey : “We are glad that we could join forces with CABI and ICRISAT to fight the FAW – to tackle this menace we hope more supporters will join too” External link

plantwise Thursday, September 13, 2018 3:49:00 PM CEST

Olusegun Obasanjo said: “IITA stood out to us for its steadfast and inspiring commitment to a research agenda that aligns with both our African traditions as well as the evolving needs of African farmers and consumers for the latest advances food production,” “From the cassava we’re still eating today, to the valuable and nutritious soybeans we now grow in our fields, to maize varieties that can withstand drought and deadly toxins—our diets and our agriculture businesses would be much poorer today without IITA’s leadership, and its willingness to forge powerful bonds with African farmers and African communities” External link

oneworld Monday, September 10, 2018 4:40:00 PM CEST

Agnes Kalibata said: “I’ve been thinking a lot about my days at IITA and how as an institution, it embodies the spirit we have been trying to capture for this year’s African Green Revolution Forum, where our theme is: Lead, Measure, Grow,” “IITA is a place that embraces all three of these ideals on a daily basis. The results they have achieved speak to how a simple but constant commitment to leading, measuring and growing can produce great things for African agriculture” External link

oneworld Monday, September 10, 2018 4:40:00 PM CEST

Agnes Kalibata said: “The aspirations for African agriculture are extremely high across the continent, and progress as usual is not enough to achieve them,” External link

nan Monday, September 10, 2018 3:16:00 PM CEST

Vera Songwe said: “Trade is a driver of growth and we know that when we trade in agriculture, it drives growth from the bottom up,” External link

nan Monday, September 10, 2018 3:16:00 PM CEST

William Ruto said: “Why struggle to access the markets in Europe when we can’t access the market next door,” “We have made it easier to export to Europe than to export to Ghana or Rwanda” External link

nan Monday, September 10, 2018 3:16:00 PM CEST

Agnes Kalibata said: “The aspirations for African agriculture are extremely high across the continent, and progress as usual is not enough to achieve them,” External link

newtimes-RW Monday, September 10, 2018 12:11:00 AM CEST

Vera Songwe said: “Trade is a driver of growth and we know that when we trade in agriculture, it drives growth from the bottom up,” External link

newtimes-RW Monday, September 10, 2018 12:11:00 AM CEST

William Ruto said: “Why struggle to access the markets in Europe when we can’t access the market next door,” “We have made it easier to export to Europe than to export to Ghana or Rwanda” External link

newtimes-RW Monday, September 10, 2018 12:11:00 AM CEST

Mike Brown said: “As a commercial bank, we are a key role player in funding the economy and any material impact to property prices would adversely affect confidence in the banking system and could trigger a classic banking crisis with significant negative knock-on effects on the economy,” External link

iol Sunday, September 9, 2018 9:40:00 AM CEST

Olusegun Obasanjo observed: “From the cassava we’re still eating today, to the valuable and nutritious soybeans we now grow in our fields, to maize varieties that can withstand drought and deadly toxins – our diets and our agriculture businesses would be much poorer today without IITA’s leadership, and its willingness to forge powerful bonds with African farmers and African communities, ” External link

newtimes-RW Sunday, September 9, 2018 1:36:00 AM CEST

Svein Tore Holsether said: “To achieve real transformation we need to mobilize across sectors, and research organizations like IITA will play a crucial role, providing valuable science, vital in making sure we can produce enough food, which is also nutritious and environmentally friendly,” External link

newtimes-RW Sunday, September 9, 2018 1:36:00 AM CEST

Jose Graziano da Silva said: "We need to take action to make agriculture more attractive to young people. They must perceive agriculture as a remunerative and profitable sector and the dissemination of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in rural areas play an important role in this regard," External link

fao-en Thursday, September 6, 2018 10:27:00 AM CEST

Daniel Chemno said: “We have asked the government to review the East African Community rules that allow continued importation of maize into the country without any mechanisms to protect our farmers,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 30, 2018 11:00:00 PM CEST

Daniel Chemno said: “Let the counties handle all that was devolved as per the Constitution. The NCPB should urgently be reviewed and restructured to reflect the spirit of devolution,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 30, 2018 11:00:00 PM CEST

Daniel Chemno said: “For instance, we implemented the strategic interventions to curb the spread of army worm, capacity building of farmers through the extension programmes, subsidised fertiliser and seeds, conducting soil test among many other interventions,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 30, 2018 11:00:00 PM CEST

Peter Hass declared: "have all almost unanimously determined that these products are safe, and that they’re effective, and that they do what they’re supposed to do," External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, August 30, 2018 10:53:00 AM CEST

Ernst Roets told (about Donald Trump): "I think our lobbying has certainly had an impact because we have spoken with a lot of people who have had contact with President Trump, and we have spoken with many think tanks, one of them, for example, the Cato Institute, which has taken a very strong stance shortly before this statement now by President Trump," External link

newsweek Friday, August 24, 2018 4:31:00 AM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “The ministry has committed the money to stop the spread of army worm through training and purchase of pesticides and equipment,” External link

tuko Friday, August 24, 2018 2:02:00 AM CEST

Mwangi Kiunjuri told: “There is no cause for alarm because everything is under control,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, August 23, 2018 5:30:00 PM CEST

Osborne Tsoka explained: “We have begun preparations for the 2018/19 FISP program and I must say we are very pleased with the progress. So far, we are at an advanced stage and this year we are targeting 1 million households,” External link

nyasatimes Thursday, August 23, 2018 12:56:00 AM CEST

Osborne Tsoka said: “The time factor is critical in this program, and we are aware of that; that is why we started preparations earlier than usual this year,” External link

nyasatimes Thursday, August 23, 2018 12:56:00 AM CEST

Keith Cressman said: “With the new application, farmers can hold the phone next to an infested plant, and they will be able to detect and immediately confirm the Fall Armyworm,” External link

iapps2010 Saturday, August 18, 2018 3:32:00 AM CEST

Keith Cressman said: “The moths that are caught are then counted, the number will be recorded on the mobile app and submitted to FAO central platform with countries having rights to access and validate. And from the numbers caught, farmers can know if FAW is present in their fields or in their locality and determine the need for increased scouting,” External link

iapps2010 Saturday, August 18, 2018 3:32:00 AM CEST

Hans Dreyer dichiarato: "Gran parte di ciò che la FAO ha già fatto nell'Africa sub-sahariana per aiutare gli agricoltori e i governi a monitorare e attenuare i danni delle infestazioni può essere applicato anche in Asia. Ciò include raccomandazioni sulla gestione dei pesticidi, monitoraggio e preallarme e una guida pratica per gli agricoltori e gli operatori governativi su come gestire al meglio il parassita" External link

fao-it Tuesday, August 14, 2018 10:09:00 AM CEST

Bukar Tijani spiega: «Nonostante l’importante sostegno da parte di partner e dei governi, il gap finanziario è ancora notevole» External link

greenreport Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:20:00 PM CEST

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