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    09-Nov-2018 to 17:34

    Mozambique to achieve zero hunger by 2013-Official

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Agriculture and Food Security Minister Higino de Marrule has said his country is well advanced along the path to achieve “Zero Hunger” by 2030 and eventually meet one of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by world leaders at a United Nations summit in September 2015, APA can report on Friday.

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    31-Oct-2018 to 17:00

    eSwatini: FAO predicts crop pest epidemic

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The Food and Agriculture Organization has predicted that eSwatini’s stable food, maize yields stand to be affected by the Fall Army Worm (FAW) which will attack crops between November and December this year.

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    29-Oct-2018 to 10:44

    Water rights for millions of African farmers threatened by colonial laws- study

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Millions of African farmers still face legal restrictions on water access, dating back to colonial times, according to a study released on Monday.

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    25-Oct-2018 to 18:44

    FAO sounds alarm over armyworm pestilence

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Despite significant efforts to control the spread of the invasive Fall Armyworm (FAW), first detected in Africa in 2016, the pest keeps advancing to new areas in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond, the United Nations said on Thursday.

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    23-Oct-2018 to 18:16

    S/Africa, Namibia share notes on land reforms

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Ministers from South Africa and neighbouring Namibia met in Pretoria on Tuesday to share notes, best practices and common interest in rural development and land reforms.

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    02-Oct-2018 to 11:47

    Mauritania launches anti desert locust force

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by correspondent Mohamed Moctar — The activities of the Desert Locust Task Force funded by the FAO Commission for Desert Locust Control in the Western Region (CLCPRO) were launched on Monday in Mauritania, APA can report.

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    01-Oct-2018 to 14:55

    Mozambique seeks $70m to revive rice factory

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government is discussing with unnamed foreign partners to secure US$70 million needed to revive the Namacurra rice factory that has not operated for more than a year, Zambezia provincial director of industry and commerce Momad Juízo said on Monday.

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