Cooperatives can bolster inclusive growth in Africa

Africa boasts huge potential for social and economic development, with agribusiness poised to play a major role. Without policies and partnerships that enable smallholder farmers – including subsistence farmers and pastoralists – to participate in and benefit from the growth, that opportunity will turn into risk, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

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Global Garlic Market Report 2018

Global garlic market revenue amounted to 29,251 million USD in 2015, picking up by +21.6% against the previous year level. Overall, global garlic market continues to indicate a perceptible growth: the market value increased at an average annual rate of +8.7% from 2007 to 2015.


Guide to Growing Tea

There are four main types of tea:  black tea, green tea, white tea and oolong tea (pronounced wu-long). The other varieties include scented, flavored and “herbal infusions.” What many people don’t know is that these four types of tea come from one plant, NOT four different species of plant. And, whilst there are many different… Read More Guide to Growing Tea