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    10-Nov-2016 to 12:43

    Mozambique approves operational plan for food production

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has approved an operational plan for food production by province in the country's 11 provinces next year, an official said on Thursday.

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    09-Nov-2016 to 17:03

    MOA, FAO sign agreement to revamp information system

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations have signed an agreement for the reestablishment of the statistic and information management system at the ministry.

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    09-Nov-2016 to 08:49

    Mozambique eyes Europe markets for avocado, litchi markets

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A Mozambican-based multinational firm, Westefália Fruto de Moçambique said Avocado and Litchi produced in the districts of Macate and Báruè districts in Mozambique's central Manica province will be exported from next month, beginning of January 2017 to Countries of the European Union, APA can report on Wednesday.

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    08-Nov-2016 to 09:07

    Drought-hit Zimbabwe accumulates 320,000 tonnes of maize for grain reserve

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe has accumulated more than 320,000 metric tonnes of maize as the country moves to build its Strategic Grain Reserve in the aftermath of a devastating drought that has left about five million people in need of food aid, a cabinet minister revealed on Tuesday.

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    04-Nov-2016 to 15:38

    Botswana retains wheat levy to protect local millers

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Assistant Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Biggie Butale said Friday a 15 percent levy on wheat imports has not been removed completely but has been gradually reduced over the past two years.

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    04-Nov-2016 to 09:55

    Malawi realizes US$240 million in tobacco sales - Sources

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has realized about US$240 million from its tobacco sales since the onset of the market in March this year, according to figures released by the Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) in Kanengo, Lilongwe on Thursday.

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    04-Nov-2016 to 09:32

    Ghana celebrates Farmers Day

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana will on Friday honour about 80 farmers at a special ceremony in Assin Foso in the Central Region of Ghana, APA can confirm.

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