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    25-Jul-2018 to 17:30

    Morocco enjoys bumper harvest

    APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The final results of the 2017-2018 cereal season, based on field harvest yield measurements, show an exceptional harvest of 103 million quintals, which exceeds that of the previous season by 7.3 percent.

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    24-Jul-2018 to 13:34

    AfDB unveils support for agriculture transformation in Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$22.4 million package to finance two projects to support agricultural transformation in Mozambique, the bank announced on Tuesday.

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    20-Jul-2018 to 08:51

    Sierra Leone convenes conference to woo investment in agriculture

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has called on private investors, particularly rice importers, to rethink their business model and move away from importation to exportation.

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    17-Jul-2018 to 18:52

    Mauritania launches Sahel irrigation initiative

    APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian component of the Regional Project Supporting the Irrigation Initiative in the Sahel was launched on Tuesday in Boghe (320 kilometers south of Nouakchott.

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    10-Jul-2018 to 15:01

    Over 120,000 Swatis in need of food aid – Report

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — More than 120,000 Swatis are among the over 29 million people from 11 Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries that are facing acute food shortage this year, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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    06-Jul-2018 to 19:15

    Senegal fisher folk hail Mauritania fisheries deal

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s Local Artisanal Fisheries Council (CLPA) has hailed the signing of a series of fisheries agreements with Mauritania.

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    25-Jun-2018 to 10:45

    S/African parliament receives over 700,000 submissions on land expropriation

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Joint Constitutional Review Committee, established to review Section 25 of the country’s constitution that seeks a fair distribution of land ownership, has received over 700,000 written submissions, Parliamentary spokesperson Moloto Mothapo has said.

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