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    19-Dec-2017 to 15:37

    Cameroon witnesses dip in cocoa price

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — The price for a kilogramme of cocoa fell from an average of CFAf 1,000 in November to CFA 850 francs in December, according to data collected Tuesday from the Industry Information System (SIF).

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    19-Dec-2017 to 06:07

    Mozambique food security gets $3m boost from Germany

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The German government has approved a US$3.1-million grant to support food security and school feeding activities in Mozambique in 2018, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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    18-Dec-2017 to 16:12

    Gambia: IDB's ITFC gives $17.5M loan for agriculture

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, has signed with the Gambia government a financing agreement for $17.5 million.

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    13-Dec-2017 to 09:48

    Tanzania: Cassava farming gets $1.1bn boost

    APA Mwanza- Tanzania — Tanzania’s Ministry of Agriculture, Permanent Secretary, Mathew Mtigumwe, has said that his government has signed a deal with a Chinese firm worth over $1,109,980,000 (Sh 2.5trillion) that aims to commercialize cassava farming.

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    05-Dec-2017 to 14:23

    Bill, Melinda Gates Foundation to boost Uganda’s banana production research

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has provided $5.7 million to fund a four-year banana research project in two East African countries of Uganda and Tanzania.

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    27-Nov-2017 to 12:33

    Cameroon exports 300,000 tons of bananas to EU per year

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — Cameroon exports an average of 300,000 tons of bananas per year to the European Union (EU), the new EU ambassador and head of delegation announced on Monday.

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    23-Nov-2017 to 09:42

    Cote d’Ivoire implements 2nd National Agricultural Program

    APA-Abidjan (Ivory Coast) — The Ivorian government on Wednesday announced the implementation of a second National Agricultural Investment Program (PNIA) for 2018-2025 at an estimated total cost of 11,905 billion CFA francs.

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