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Kenyan farmers get bank loans via storage system

Kenyan farmers get bank loans via storage system

Kenya has launched Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) for farmers, which they could use to get loans of up to 65... Read more

Livestock

Poultry

South Africa bans poultry imports over bird flu concern

South Africa bans poultry imports over bird flu concern

South Africa has banned imports of poultry products from countries infected with the avian influenza virus

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Aquaculture

New catfish feed launched in Lagos

New catfish feed launched in Lagos

Livestock Feeds has launched Aquamax catfish feed to help boost the aquaculture resources in Lagos, Nigeria

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Aquaculture

Namibia’s aquaculture gets US$280,033 boost from China

Namibia’s aquaculture gets US$280,033 boost from China

China has donated US$280,033 to upgrade the infrastructure of Hardap Inland Aquaculture Centre (HIAC) in Namibia

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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 launches US$800,000 poultry project in Rwanda

FAO launches US$800,000 poultry project 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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Crops

Processing & Storage

Kenyan farmers get bank loans via storage system

Kenyan farmers get bank loans via storage system

Kenya has launched Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) for farmers, which they could use to get loans of up to 65 per cent of...

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Agriculture

Nigeria to aid state to improve cotton production

Nigeria to aid state to improve cotton production

Nigeria would collaborate with Ogun State government to help the state improve its cotton cultivation

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Processing & Storage

AGRA opens new grain storage facility in Tanzania

AGRA opens new grain storage facility in Tanzania

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and US-based Rockefeller Foundation has launched a new grain storage fa...

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Technology

Machinery & Equipment

Case IH tractor wins ‘Tractor of the Year 2015’ award a…

Case IH tractor wins ‘Tractor of the Year 2015’ award at EIMA International

Magnum 380 CVX tractor from Case IH recently won ‘Tractor of the Year 2015’ title at EIMA International in Italy

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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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