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    16-Nov-2017 to 12:27

    Number of ill-fed increases in sub-Saharan Africa - FAO

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa has increased mainly due to the impact of conflict and climate change with the situation pointing to the urgent need to build affected communities' resilience and to find peaceful solutions that strengthen food security, UNFAO said Thursday.

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    14-Nov-2017 to 10:18

    Tanzania lifts ban on maize exports

    APA Dodoma (Tanzania) — Tanzania’s government has lifted ban on maize export following mammoth harvests, which the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) can hardly exhaust.

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    21-Oct-2017 to 12:36

    Adesina rallies support for technologically-driven agriculture in Africa

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative – a knowledge and innovation-based response to the recognized need of scaling up proven technologies across Africa.

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    20-Oct-2017 to 08:08

    Low fertilizer use affecting Africa’s soil quality, agricultural output – Body

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — African agriculture has failed to reach its full potential as about 40 percent of the soil on the continent faces widespread nutrient depletion, a situation that calls for an increased use of fertilizer over the years, experts warned on Friday.

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    16-Oct-2017 to 15:19

    WFP chief appeals for peace on World Food Day

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday made an impassioned plea for peace amid mounting evidence of the links between conflict, migration and rising hunger.

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    16-Oct-2017 to 13:52

    ‘Betting on Africa to Feed the World’ – AfDB president Adesina

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture on Monday 16 October as part of the World Food Prize events taking place from October 16 to 20, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

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    16-Oct-2017 to 12:18

    Cote d’Ivoire: Agriculture development key to stop illegal migration-Stakeholder...

    APA - Jacqueville (Cote d’Ivoire) — Meeting in the Ivorian city of Jacqueville, Stakeholders in the agricultural sector, on Saturday, presented agriculture development programs aimed at easing the illegal migration crisis.

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