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Pan-African project to develop fish trade in the region

Pan-African project to develop fish trade in the region

Fisheries research organisation WorldFish has launched a new pan-African project to strengthen the continent’s potential for increased trade in fish... Read more

Livestock

Aquaculture

Pan-African project to develop fish trade in the region

Pan-African project to develop fish trade in the region

Fisheries research organisation WorldFish has launched a new pan-African project to strengthen the continent’s potential...

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Poultry

Ghana imposes ban on chicken imports from the USA

Ghana imposes ban on chicken imports from the USA

Ghana has placed a temporary ban on poultry products import from the USA as part of efforts to stop the spread of arseni...

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Cattle

Kenyan dairy farmers receive US$25.14mn funding

Kenyan dairy farmers receive US$25.14mn funding

Non-profit group Family Group Foundation and Heifer International Kenya have signed an agreement to provide financial su...

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Cattle

Gambian government vaccinates 72,000 cattle in 2014

Gambian government vaccinates 72,000 cattle in 2014

The Gambian government rolled out a vaccination campaign last year in a bid to encourage farmers' participation in lives...

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Poultry

Namibian poultry project improves lives of community

Namibian poultry project improves lives of community

Namibian veteran poultry farmer, Eric Campbell, has launched a micro-project for the production of chickens and eggs in ...

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Aquaculture

Zambia provides training to fish farmers

Zambia provides training to fish farmers

Zambia’s capital city Lusaka has announced it will provide necessary training in fish rearing to encourage more farmers ...

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Crops

Agriculture

New centre to give training on sustainable farming in Z…

New centre to give training on sustainable farming in Zambia

German Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) has announced it will open Zambian-German Agricultural Knowledge Centre (...

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Agriculture

IFDC partner with Heineken to improve Nigerian cassava …

IFDC partner with Heineken to improve Nigerian cassava yields

Nigerian Breweries Plc, Nigeria’s largest brewing company and a subsidiary of Heineken, has signed a partnership agreeme...

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Agriculture

Tanzania looks to boost coffee output in 2015

Tanzania looks to boost coffee output in 2015

Coffee harvests in Tanzania are projected to increase to more than 60,000 tonnes in the 2015 season, up from 40,000 tonn...

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Technology

Infrastructure

Nigeria to ban fertiliser imports

Nigeria to ban fertiliser imports

Nigeria is drafting legislation to ban the importation of fertiliser, it has been revealed

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Machinery & Equipment

Pöttinger’s tractor seed drills to protect crops and so…

Pöttinger’s tractor seed drills to protect crops and soil

Drilling and harvesting technology provider Pöttinger has launched a new range of TERRASEM tractor seed drills with inte...

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Infrastructure

Cargill completes US$12.5mn expansion of premix plant i…

Cargill completes US$12.5mn expansion of premix plant in South Africa

Food processing company Cargill has completed the US$12.5mn expansion of its premix facility in Pietermaritzburg, South ...

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