Agriculture in Equatorial guinea

  • Africa's Economic Future Depends on Its Farms

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 At the same time as the economies of Nigeria and South Africa recently rebounded, it wasn't oil or minerals that did the trick. It was agriculture. Faster and additional sustainable agricultural increase is crucial not only to the continent's economy, but as well to its ability to feed and employ its surging people. Agriculture still accounts for a quarter of gross domestic product and as much as two-thirds of employment in sub-Saharan Africa. In fact, agricultural increase has the biggest impact on non-farm gain and reducing poverty.
  • Forestry in Equatorial Guinea - EG offers huge investment opportunities in the agriculture and forestry sectors

    EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 2015/04/27 COMALI has been 15 years successfully exploiting EG’s forests, and is presently set to go further adding price to EG’s demanded wood. How is the wood sector in Equatorial Guinea? Equatorial Guinea is a welcoming country. We have been here for 15 years. Here you respect people and people respect you. Life is good. Our industry, timber, is fine. It needs some modifications to improve the conditions of forest management and to achieve a higher profit. We need additional ideas, technology and additional training for the people in woodworking. The logs that are left in the forest can be converted into energy. One of the priority areas to be developed by the government is agriculture. You were by presently telling us that there are opportunities to add price to the sector with transformation.
  • AU Executive Council meeting kicks off amid clamour for reform of agriculture

    EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 2014/06/26 The Executive Council of the African Union (AU), grouping foreign ministers and ministers of agriculture, opened its 25th session in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on Monday with discussions on how to reverse the decline of agriculture in Africa. African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the increase of the agricultural sector was a key priority for African nations seeking to grow their industrial base. “Agriculture and food security are key priorities for Africa to propel her industrial increase,” Dlamini-Zuma told the foreign ministers at the opening of the ministerial conference.
  • Africa: Can Africa Satisfy Its Hunger?

    BOTSWANA, 2013/04/02 Africa frequently experiences food shortages, although its 900 million farmers could feed the continent, inclunding supplying other parts of the world. But for this to happen they need the support of politicians.
  • FAO To Invest US$3 Million To Develop Poultry Farming In Equatorial Guinea

    EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 2012/12/08 The government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Countries (FAO) have signed an agreement that calls for the FAO to invest US$3 million over three years to develop poultry farming in rural Equatorial Guinea.