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Enthusiasm abounded at the fifth annual AGCO Africa Summit, held in Berlin during International Green Week by the global equipment manufacturer.

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The 60th anniversary of IFAJ will be celebrated in Bonn, Germany from the 13-17 July.


The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture and the Association of German Agricultural Journalists (VDAJ) have announced the launch of the 60th Congress of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ). more »

The global situation remains challenging, both in agriculture and the media. People need food for body and mind. In many parts of the world both can be prepared and distributed in great freedom. But there are also many countries and places where there are food shortages, farmers suffering from weather, politics, economic crises and war. As well as parts where there is no or only partly freedom of press.  more »

By John de Dieu Ininahazwe

At this time in Burundi many activities related to agriculture news are paralyzed due to the political crisis that hit this country at the end of April. Farmers are grieving with the lack of information. They were accustomed to have weekly news related to agriculture subjects such as weather index, processing opportunities, food security, agriculture inputs, market prices, and availability of fertilizers at low price, best practices, success stories, farmer to farmer... more »

(23.December 2015)

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We wish all our friends and colleagues around the world happy holidays, good health and happiness throughout the New Year. Read more to see what happened in 2015. more »

Partnership with UN Food and Agricultural Organisation

The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and IFAJ join forces to promote wider global sharing of agricultural information. The partnership aims at enhancing knowledge exchange and content publishing related to global hunger and food security, nutrition, sustainable development and the responsible management of fishery and forestry resources, among other issues. In this presentation you will find what FAO can offer IFAJ journalists.

Young Leaders Award

Ten participants were been selected for the 2015 IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award. The award supports the winners’ participation in an IFAJ congress and in an intensive journalistic boot camp-style workshop. This year’s boot camp took place October 12-13, prior to the IFAJ congress in New Zealand.