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    29-Sep-2017 to 16:06

    Botswana bans vegetable imports

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Friday said it has placed a ban on imports of lettuce, onions, carrot, potatoes and cabbage.

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    27-Sep-2017 to 14:48

    Senegal: French AFD donates fCAF21b for farming programme

    APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The French Development Agency (AFD) has donated 32 million euros (CFAf 21 billion) to Senegal under a financing agreement signed by the Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, Amadou Bâ, and AFD director Rémy Rioux.

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    26-Sep-2017 to 12:22

    EU suspends Swazi beef imports amid foot and mouth disease fears

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The European Union has banned beef imports from Swaziland following a suspected foot-and-mouth disease outbreak allegedly caused by three buffaloes donated to the country by Zambian President Edgar Lungu early this month.

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    23-Sep-2017 to 12:32

    Uganda to host continental agriculture technology summit

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda in partnership with the African Agricultural Technology Foundation and African Union Commission are organizing a three-day high level conference on application of science and technology to enhance Africa’s agricultural transformation.

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    21-Sep-2017 to 17:19

    W/Bank approves US$100b loan for Congo’s agriculture

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — The World Bank has approved a loan of 100 million dollar (about CFAF 60 billion) for implementation of a project aimed at supporting commercial agriculture in the Congo, APA learned Thursday from the representative of the financial institution in the country.

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    20-Sep-2017 to 18:24

    UEMOA zone: Contrasting trends in export crop production

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Production of the main export crops in countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) revealed a contrasting trend at the end of the second quarter of 2017, according to the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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    20-Sep-2017 to 13:23

    'Africa will become the food basket of the world' – Dangote

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote has told investors: "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world."

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