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    15-Feb-2019 to 15:48

    Mauritania to build irrigation pumping station on Senegal River

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Mauritanian Minister of Rural Development, Lemina Mint Elghotob has announced that her office plans to build a pumping station on the Senegal River for an irrigation scheme that would cover 65,000 hectares of cultivable land.

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    04-Feb-2019 to 12:48

    Ethiopia inaugurates new irrigation dam

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday inaugurated a new dam built at a cost of more than $37 million in southern part of the country.

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    01-Feb-2019 to 20:28

    eSwatini grows first GM cotton

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has grown its first genetically modified (GM) cotton on a 100-hectare farm to be harvested in April.

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    31-Jan-2019 to 15:39

    AGRA chair wins prestigious accolade

    APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Dr Agnes Matilda Kalibata has been awarded the 2019 Public Welfare Medal by the US-based National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her work to drive Africa’s agricultural transformation through modern science and effective policy, according to an official statement obtained in Kigali on Thursday.

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    30-Jan-2019 to 13:36

    Mozambique: Artisanal fisheries sector posts $.6.2M in revenue

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Minister of the Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries, Agostinho Mondlane, has said artisanal fisheries contributed more than $6.2 million from 3,490 tonnes of fish, which represents 8 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2018.

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    28-Jan-2019 to 16:18

    Italy bankrolls special coffee production in Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Italy has approved a €5.8 million donation to support the commercial development of specialty coffee on the island of Ibo in Mozambique’s northern province of Cabo Delgado, APA can report on Monday.

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    28-Jan-2019 to 09:44

    South Sudan: NGOs launch agri-business development project

    APA (Juba) South Sudan — A consortium of NGOs on Saturday launched the South Sudan Agri-business Development Project Phase 2 in Juba.

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