AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

13-Sep-2019 to 09:21

Botswana resorts to exporting live cattle as drought bites

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government has decided to allow exports of live cattle as part of efforts to mitigate the impact of a devastating drought, an official said on Friday.

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11-Sep-2019 to 12:55

Liberia, FAO strike food safety deal

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Liberian government through the Ministry of Commerce and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations have signed a food safety agreement worth US$348.000 to be implemented over the period of 24 months.

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09-Sep-2019 to 13:41

Malawi: Tobacco sales decline, poor quality, overproduction blamed

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has earned US$216 million from the sale of tobacco during the 2018/19 marketing season, Agriculture Minister Takondwa Nankhumwa said on Monday.

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03-Sep-2019 to 13:08

Somalia: UN warns of lowest cereal production since 2011

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Late and erratic rains during Somalia's 2019 cropping season from April to June coupled, with low river levels have led to the poorest cereal harvest since the 2011 famine threaten an already fragile food security situation in the country, the United Nations disclosed on Tuesday.

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28-Aug-2019 to 12:36

Liberia: WFP launches country strategic plan

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The World Food Program (WFP) on Tuesday launched its Country Strategic Plan (CSP) aimed at providing a framework to align relief, recovery and development interventions,

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27-Aug-2019 to 12:07

Senegal’s rice imports down

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s rice imports in June 2019 decreased by 4.877 billion CFA francs,(about $8.290 million), compared to May 2019, according to a note from the National Agency for Statistics and Population (ANSD) copied to APA on Tuesday.

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16-Aug-2019 to 12:30

Liberia suspends tariffs on agriculture products

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President Dr. George Manneh Weah, has issued Executive Order #97, suspending tariffs on 40 agriculture products.

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