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    09-May-2019 to 11:20

    US to host Ethiopia Partnerships Forum

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The U.S. Department of State will host the Ethiopia Partnerships Forum (EPF), a U.S.-Ethiopia economic engagement platform to raise awareness of Ethiopia’s bold new efforts to transform its economy and create attractive business opportunities, on May 15-16, 2019.

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    06-May-2019 to 11:47

    Liberia gets $47.6m IFAD fund for food security projects

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The government of Liberia and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have signed a US$47.6 million Tree Crops Extension Project II (TCEP II) aimed at improving food and nutrition security for about 10,000 cocoa smallholder producers in Liberia.

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    03-May-2019 to 06:55

    Zimbabwe: 900 white farmers register for compensation over lost land

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — More than 900 white former commercial farmers have registered for compensation for farms lost during Zimbabwe’s controversial land reform programme, an official said on Friday.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 20:53

    Sahel agro-pastoral resilience project launched

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched the GLONET Sahel project in Dakar, Senegal on the inauguration of its subregional office for the resilience of cross-border agropastoral populations to food crises, aligning responses to multiple vulnerabilities for the long term, APA reports.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 13:33

    Gabon’s palm oil production increases by 39.9 percent in one year

    APA - Libreville (Gabon) — Palm oil production reached 37,117 tonnes in December 2018, an increase of 39.9 percent compared with 2017, the Gabonese Ministry of Economy said in a report copied to APA on Thursday.

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    23-Apr-2019 to 12:39

    Morocco’s Agricultural exhibition still Africa’s first salon

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Morocco’s Agricultural exhibition (SIAM), which held its 14th edition from 16 to 21 April in Meknes, reinforced "its legitimacy” as the first meeting of its kind in Africa "and one of the most important" internationally,” according to a statement published on Tuesday by the organizers.

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    18-Apr-2019 to 21:09

    Travellers urged to comply with S/Africa import rules

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has urged international travellers visiting or leaving the country during the Easter holidays to comply with the country’s import requirements for agricultural and related regulated products.

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