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Eritrea launches training course for fishermen

Eritrea launches training course for fishermen

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Livestock

Aquaculture

Eritrea launches training course for fishermen

Eritrea launches training course for fishermen

Eritrea has launched a training course for traditional fishermen in the port city of Massawa

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Poultry

FAO to promote poultry industry in Rwanda

FAO to promote poultry industry in Rwanda

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), in collaboration with Rwanda, has launched a project worth US$800,000 to help i...

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Aquaculture

Nigerian scheme extends aid to fishermen and fish farme…

Nigerian scheme extends aid to fishermen and fish farmers

The Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture has announced that it is supporting 18,580 fishermen and 14,800 fish farmers across...

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Cattle

South Africa distributes vaccines in districts to fight…

South Africa distributes vaccines in districts to fight livestock diseases

The government of South Africa has delivered 356,000 doses of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccines in its southern prov...

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Aquaculture

Malawi and Mozambique sign fisheries MoU

Malawi and Mozambique sign fisheries MoU

Malawi and Mozambique have signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) on fisheries and aquaculture management ...

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Poultry

Uganda to launch US$10mn poultry farm

Uganda to launch US$10mn poultry farm

Ugandan-based Hudani Manji Holdings will launch a poultry farm worth US$9.8mn in Uganda tomorrow (30 September 2014)

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Crops

Agriculture

Nigeria to see hybrid tomatoes production boost

Nigeria to see hybrid tomatoes production boost

The World Bank Group, UK-based Department for International Development (DFID) and Nigeria’s Dangote Group have formed a...

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Agriculture

AfDB and AGRA partner to boost African agriculture

AfDB and AGRA partner to boost African agriculture

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have announced a partnershi...

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Agriculture

Global cocoa shortage by 2020 fuels concern

Global cocoa shortage by 2020 fuels concern

The world is running out of chocolate and plantations in West Africa cannot keep up with soaring demand from Asia, bigge...

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Technology

Machinery & Equipment

New Holland tractor wins specialized award at EIMA

New Holland tractor wins specialized award at EIMA

New Holland’s T3F.75F tractor has won ‘Best of Specialized’ title for 2015 at EIMA in Italy  

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Infrastructure

USA grants US$20mn to support Kenyan livestock sector

USA grants US$20mn to support Kenyan livestock sector

The USA government announced that it will support the Kenyan livestock industry with US$20mn aid through its Kenya Semi-...

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Infrastructure

Liquid Telecom Kenya to connect 25 agricultural centres…

Liquid Telecom Kenya to connect 25 agricultural centres with Internet

Liquid Telecom Kenya has installed fibre optic network worth US$4.5mn to connect 25 Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Res...

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