ONE launched the Do Agric, It Pays campaign in Abuja, Nigeria on March 20 with the help of our friends. There were over 150 participants, representing farmers, senators, international organisations, government officials and celebrities, including D’Banj – the Do Agric champion and newly minted agro–entrepreneur.
In just three months, Benin has made rapid progress in delivering its “Cotonou Consensus” action plan on agriculture. At ONE, we say “well done!”, this is the profile of a champion!
19 of Africa’s hottest recording artists have come together to record a new track, ‘Cocoa ‘na Chocolate’ exclusively for ONE.org. It’s one of the continent’s biggest ever musical collaborations, and has a loud message for African leaders: Do Agric, It Pays! Download the track FREE at one.org after signing the Do Agric petition. Here are…
Today we are releasing our new song ‘Cocoa ‘na Chocolate’ and it’s yours for FREE. All you need to do is sign ONE’s petition. I’ve come together with some of Africa’s top recording artists, including Femi Kuti, Omawumi, Fally Ipupa, Juliani, Dama Do Bling and Vusi Nova, to tell our youth that their future is literally beneath their feet.
19 artists and a team of talented producers came together in South Africa recently to record Cocoa ‘na Chocolate – a track which brings the DO AGRIC campaign to life, and will leave no doubt in your mind that agriculture is the future of the continent.
ONE’s special representative, Mercy Erhiawarien, shares her experience of the DO AGRIC campaign launch in Tanzania with music artist Professor Jay and Member of Parliament, Dr. Christine Ishengoma.
With the African Union Year of Agriculture and Food Security in full swing, ONE today is releasing a joint report with the World Bank’s Gender Innovation Lab aimed at sparking policy change on a formidable barrier holding back Africa’s agricultural transformation – a wide and pervasive gender gap.
Did you know that women make up half of Africa’s agricultural workforce overall, and more than half in several countries? And did you know that these African women, depending on where they’re from, produce up to 66% less per unit of land than men?
I make my living on the football field playing for my country, Côte d’Ivoire and my team, Manchester City. But the majority of my fellow Africans make their living on a different type of field.
Last week, we launched our pan-African campaign DO AGRIC at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. We were joined by D’banj, the African Union Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Economy H.E Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Agriculture from Mali, Benin and Niger, farmer organisations and several partners. I was particularly inspired…
Award-winning Kenyan hip-hop artist and ONE member Juliani is bringing the DO AGRIC campaign to life in East Africa. He’s travelling across the region talking to farmers, youth, media, and decision-makers about why we need to invest in agriculture now. As a campaign, DO AGRIC really resonates with me. For some time now, I’ve been…
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