AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

14-Apr-2020 to 22:21

IDB injects CFA64.3 b into Cameroon cotton industry

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has loaned Cameroon around CFA64.3 billion to fund the 2019-2020 cotton season, APA learned on Tuesday from the country’s Ministry of Economy.

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21-Mar-2020 to 12:59

FAO hands over Ethiopia second aircraft to fight desert locust invasion

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday handed over the second of the sixth aircrafts to Ethiopia to help horn African nation fight desert locust invasion.

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04-Mar-2020 to 21:34

WB backs Smart Agriculture in Burkina Faso

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The World Bank is supporting a climate-smart agriculture (AIC) investment plan in Burkina Faso, APA learnt Wednesday from the country's Ministry of Agriculture.

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01-Mar-2020 to 11:48

Nigeria: Dangote fertiliser plant begins operation May

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Dangote Group has reported that its US$2 billion Granulated Urea Fertiliser plant located at Ibeju Lekki, Lagos in Nigeria would begin operation in May.

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28-Feb-2020 to 10:03

Malawi legalises production of industrial hemp

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawian parliament has passed legislation allowing the growing of cannabis in the country, a cabinet minister said on Thursday.

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20-Feb-2020 to 01:41

Gambia gets over $100m IFAD loan to boost agriculture

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has agreed to secure some $80 Million from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and close to $30 million jointly funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA).

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18-Feb-2020 to 15:28

Swarms of locusts invade Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Ministry of Agriculture and Security on Tuesday announced that the southern African nation has been invaded by migratory locusts.

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