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    16-Nov-2018 to 16:32

    Rwanda's first Institute for Conservation Agriculture opens in 2019

    APA-Rwanda (Kigali) — The first ever Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture to prepare the country’s next generation of agriculture leaders and those of the whole East African region opens in July 2019, an official statement revealed in Kigali on Friday.

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    16-Nov-2018 to 14:39

    Mozambique: Over 800,000 in need of food aid

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least 800,000 people are in need of food aid in Mozambique between December 2018 and March 2019 as the effects of a poor harvest during the 2017/18 farming season and rising food prices take a toll on the southern African country.

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    09-Nov-2018 to 17:34

    Mozambique to achieve zero hunger by 2013-Official

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Agriculture and Food Security Minister Higino de Marrule has said his country is well advanced along the path to achieve “Zero Hunger” by 2030 and eventually meet one of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by world leaders at a United Nations summit in September 2015, APA can report on Friday.

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    31-Oct-2018 to 17:00

    eSwatini: FAO predicts crop pest epidemic

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The Food and Agriculture Organization has predicted that eSwatini’s stable food, maize yields stand to be affected by the Fall Army Worm (FAW) which will attack crops between November and December this year.

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    29-Oct-2018 to 10:44

    Water rights for millions of African farmers threatened by colonial laws- study

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Millions of African farmers still face legal restrictions on water access, dating back to colonial times, according to a study released on Monday.

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    25-Oct-2018 to 18:44

    FAO sounds alarm over armyworm pestilence

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Despite significant efforts to control the spread of the invasive Fall Armyworm (FAW), first detected in Africa in 2016, the pest keeps advancing to new areas in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond, the United Nations said on Thursday.

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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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