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    23-Oct-2018 to 18:16

    S/Africa, Namibia share notes on land reforms

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Ministers from South Africa and neighbouring Namibia met in Pretoria on Tuesday to share notes, best practices and common interest in rural development and land reforms.

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    02-Oct-2018 to 11:47

    Mauritania launches anti desert locust force

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by correspondent Mohamed Moctar — The activities of the Desert Locust Task Force funded by the FAO Commission for Desert Locust Control in the Western Region (CLCPRO) were launched on Monday in Mauritania, APA can report.

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    01-Oct-2018 to 14:55

    Mozambique seeks $70m to revive rice factory

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government is discussing with unnamed foreign partners to secure US$70 million needed to revive the Namacurra rice factory that has not operated for more than a year, Zambezia provincial director of industry and commerce Momad Juízo said on Monday.

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    27-Sep-2018 to 07:55

    Land reforms critical for S/Africa‚ Ramaphosa tells UN

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Land reform is critical for South Africa because of the “history of dispossession” of the commodity from the indigenous population, apart from recognising the government’s responsibility to “bring all our people into the economic mainstream,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.

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    24-Sep-2018 to 16:36

    Kenya to host first annual Africa Agri-Finance Forum

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The first annual Africa Agri-Finance Forum will kick off in Nairobi on Tuesday amid expert reports indicating that the agriculture sector in Africa is the least productive in the world, organizers said on Monday.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 13:22

    Cameroon could lose 80,000 tonnes of cocoa - Official

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) by correspondent Mbog Achille — Cameroon could lose 80,000 tonnes of cocoa during the 2018-2019 season due to unrest in the English-speaking regions of the North-West and South-West, according to a business survey.

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    10-Sep-2018 to 13:14

    Ghanaian frim eyes investment in mechanized rice farming in Liberia

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — A leading Ghanaian agro-company, Abanga and Grace (A&G) Agro- Mechanical Industries, is expected to invest in large-scale mechanized rice farming in Liberia.

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