AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

14-May-2019 to 16:49

FAO uveils plan for Nigeria

APA- Abuja (Nigeria) — The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has given a breakdown of its five-year strategic Programming Framework for Nigeria (CPF), spanning between 2018 and 2022.

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14-May-2019 to 13:29

Kenya: KTDA, Standard Chartered Bank ink $30m financing deal

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) on Tuesday signed 3.5 billion shillings($30 million) financing deal with Standard Chartered Bank for the purchase of 95,000 metric tonnes of fertilizer to be distributed to KTDA tea farmers across the country.

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11-May-2019 to 18:58

Mozambique earns $25m from cotton in last agriculture campaign

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Higino Francisco de Marrule said the production of seed cotton in the 2017/2018 earned hiis country about $25 million, benefiting some 219,000 Mozambican families, APA can report on Saturday.

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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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