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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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    08-Sep-2018 to 16:50

    Africa urged to clear barriers for trade to flourish

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — African countries are their worst enemies, as they have made it difficult to do business among themselves by erecting unnecessary barriers, Kenya’s deputy President William Ruto said on Saturday.

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    08-Sep-2018 to 16:35

    Ghanaian President pays tribute to Kofi Annan's efforts for Green Revolution

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday paid tribute to the former chairman of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan.

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    08-Sep-2018 to 12:51

    IITA wins 2018 Africa Food Prize

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), a pioneer in the field of "food security innovation", on Friday received the distinguished Africa Food Prize for demonstrated innovations to improve "food security" in Africa.

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    05-Sep-2018 to 18:50

    Review offers hope for breaking soil borne curse in Africa

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — A new study released on Wednesday has singled out root-knot nematodes, a highly destructive group of soil dwelling worms that infect most cultivated crops, as one of the greatest threats to agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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    27-Aug-2018 to 10:47

    S/Africa’s women ‘must benefit from land expropriation’ – Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s women farmers must benefit from the land expropriation without compensation programme whose logistics are under discussion now through parliament’s public speaking fora nationwide, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has said.

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