hybrid seeds

The Role of Hybrid Seeds in Climate Change Adaptation Among Agricultural Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Introduction: Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) stands at the forefront of the global battle against the multifaceted challenges imposed by climate change, particularly within the agricultural landscape. As temperatures rise, rainfall patterns […]

Grey Water as a Key to Sustainable Farming and Water Management

Greywater as a Key to Sustainable Farming and Water Management

The growing demands of water needs are directly affecting the energy requirements of a successful farm enterprise. It is high time to explore methods and measures that result in the […]

Why Biodiversity is Important for Agricultural Production

Why Biodiversity is Important for Agricultural Production

The last 100 years have seen a massive increase in agricultural productivity. The yield that can be obtained from a unit of land has increased several times. This was made […]

Listening to Plants with Chips Decoding Plant Bio Signals

Listening to Plants with Chips: Decoding Plant Bio Signals

Co-author Prof. Yosi Shacham-Diamand The Scojen Institute for Synthetic Biology, head, Reichman University, Israel. Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University Listening to Plants with Chips: Decoding Plant Bio […]

Biochar application to agricultural soils

Biochar application to agricultural soils

Why and how biochar is valuable for agricultural production Biochar, short for “bio-charcoal” or “bio-coal,” is a charcoal of plant origin made by burning organic matter from agricultural and forestry […]

bioplastics

Bioplastics: A Sustainable Solution for Agro-food Packaging for the future

With the introduction of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the United Nations in 2016, industries across the globe are re-evaluating their practices to achieve these goals (United Nations Development […]

5 Key Patterns Impacting Agriculture and Practices to Address them

5 Key Patterns Impacting Agriculture and Practices to Address them

Have you noticed the unpredictable weather lately? From scorching heat waves to erratic rainfall, our planet’s climate is shifting, and agriculture, the very foundation of our food system, is feeling […]

The Ultimate Guide to Industrial Composting

The Ultimate Guide to Industrial Composting

The process of Industrial composting Alright, fellow compost enthusiasts, let’s unravel the magic behind industrial composting! Picture this: a controlled symphony of microorganisms, oxygen, moisture, and temperature working together to […]

cocoa pod husk

From Waste to Resource: Exploring Circular Solutions for Cocoa Pod Husk

HeTa Food Research Centre for Excellence Introduction The global cocoa products market size reached USD 24.5 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.1% to […]

eggshells

Eggshells as a Resource: Transforming Food Waste into Circular Economy Solutions

HeTa Food Research Centre for Excellence Eggs stand out as a crucial protein source for humans, boasting a wealth of essential nutrients while remaining cheap and readily available. Their versatile […]