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    10-Aug-2018 to 17:40

    USAID bankrolls Mozambique pest control effort

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Mozambican government have agreed to spend $5.6 million to support measures aimed at tackling the threat to the agricultural sector by pests and diseases.

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    09-Aug-2018 to 18:22

    Kenya to establish special zones for livestock export

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenyan government on Thursday announced plans to establish 50 special zones, technically known as feedlots, for production of livestock for the export market.

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    07-Aug-2018 to 14:45

    Cameroon’s cocoa exports slump

    APA – Douala (Cameroon) — Cameroon's cocoa exports are estimated at 223,413 tons in July 2018, against to 249,573 tons in the same period last year, according to the figures released Tuesday by the National Coffee and Cocoa Board (NCCB).

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    07-Aug-2018 to 05:35

    S/African farmers group closely monitoring gov’t plans to land grab

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa's largest organised farmers' body (Agri South Africa) has said that it will keep an eye on the ruling African National Congress's plans to target 139 farms in test cases for expropriation without compensation, APA has learnt.

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    01-Aug-2018 to 18:43

    Rwanda moves to better farmers' income

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda will focus on land intensification as a strategy to increase production and farmers’ incomes, the Agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.

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    01-Aug-2018 to 12:21

    S/Africa’s ruling party to amend land ownership law

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the ruling African National Congress had resolved to change the state Constitution to make clear the conditions under which land in the country can be “expropriated without compensation.”

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    28-Jul-2018 to 14:59

    AfDB disquiet over Mozambique’s agric infrastructure deficit

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) considered the infrastructure deficit in Mozambique as "serious", a scenario that undermines the development of the agricultural chain in the country, APA can report on Saturday.

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