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    18-Oct-2016 to 14:13

    Tanzania is food self-sufficient, says official

    APA Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The Tanzanian government has assured the public that the country is food self-sufficient despite reports showing that 43 municipal councils in 15 regions are currently facing hunger.

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    12-Oct-2016 to 21:57

    The Gambia acquires IFAD funding for agricultural irrigation scheme

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — As part of plans to enhance food production, the government of the Gambia has acquired funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for the irrigation of 442 hectares in three communities in the Central River Region of the country

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    12-Oct-2016 to 21:54

    Gambia gov't seeks $15 billion IDB loan to finance agric project - Ministry

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government in its efforts to ensurie adequate food security for the citizenry, has applied for a loan of US$15 million from the Islamic Development Bank to finance an agricultural project dubbed: “Building Resilience to Recurring Food Insecurity in The Gambia”.

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    12-Oct-2016 to 12:45

    Tanzania agric bank lacks enough resources to improve sector - Official

    APA- Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The Tanzania Agriculture Development Bank (TADB) has disclosed that it lacks enough resources vital to improving the agriculture sector.

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    12-Oct-2016 to 11:40

    Liberia: ArcelorMittal trains farmers in Nimba County

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Thirty one farmers from communities near ArAcelorMittal Liberia

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    10-Oct-2016 to 12:02

    Kenya hosts Africa climate smart agriculture alliance summit

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The 2nd Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance(CSA) summit under the auspices of the Kenyan government and New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), will kick off in Nairobi on Tuesday, organizers said on Monday.

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    08-Oct-2016 to 13:02

    Swaziland: Over 120 cattle die from poisoned hay

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Over 120 cattle in Swaziland have died after feeding on hay that was imported from South Africa, a senior agricultural official revealed on Friday.

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