The USAID-funded Building Local Capacity for the Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa Project (BLC), implemented by Management Sciences for Health (MSH), held a regional symposium from November 4-5, 2014 with the theme: The role of capacity building in enhancing the response of civil society organizations to HIV&AIDS and TB: The experiences of BLC and its partners.
Peanuts (known locally as “groundnuts”) are a strategic crop for improving small farmer incomes and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. However, a barrier to trade is contamination with aflatoxin, a carcinogenic mold that contributes to chronic health problems and food insecurity. As a result many markets have been closed to Zambian peanuts and the 500,000 households that grow them.
SADC Deputy Executive Secretary for Regional Integration, Dr Thembinkosi Mhlongo met a delegation of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Southern Africa on Tuesday September 09, 2014 at SADC Secretariat.
n April 2014, USAID's Southern Africa Trade Hub supported Agritech Expo, Zambia's first outdoor agricultural event servicing the needs of the entire agricultural value chain. Over 8,000 participants including suppliers, manufacturers, retailers, agents and service providers attended the event at the GART Research Centre in Chisamba where the latest agricultural technology and farming solutions were showcased to farmers throughout the region in partnership with the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU).
Source Africa 2014 took place June 18-20 in Cape Town, South Africa, supported by USAID's Southern Africa Trade Hub and valued partners LTE, the American Apparel and Footwear Association, and the African Cotton & Textile Industries Federation. The pan-African Textiles and Apparel trade show drew 1,185 visitors, up 25% from last year's inaugural event.
Last updated: January 30, 2017