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    04-Apr-2019 to 01:33

    Sierra Leone wants to industrialize cassava production

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is planning to focus more on cassava production with a view to industrialize it, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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    26-Mar-2019 to 13:39

    Kenya unveils measures to boost coffee sector

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday announced a raft of measures aimed at boosting Kenya's coffee sub-sector.

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    25-Mar-2019 to 19:21

    USAID administrator launches farm productivity project in Upper Egypt

    APA-Luxor (Egypt) — During his visit to Egypt, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green launched a $37 million project to enhance productivity across Egypt’s entire agricultural value chain, beginning on the farm and extending to when products reach consumers.

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    21-Mar-2019 to 06:33

    Agricultural development key to poverty alleviation - Mswati

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — King Mswati III of eSwatini has called on United Nations member states to strengthen agricultural activities as part of efforts to alleviate poverty and ensure food security.

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    20-Mar-2019 to 17:52

    Sierra Leone, Chinese firm sign food MoU

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Agriculture said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Chinese firm as part of efforts to attain food self-sufficiency in the country.

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    20-Mar-2019 to 11:17

    Kenya's President calls for streamlining of coffee sector

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday called for the urgent removal of all barriers that hinder coffee farmers from reaping maximum profits from the cash crop.

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    15-Mar-2019 to 18:19

    G/Bissau PM opposes cashew nut price tax

    APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouha Mancaly — The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Aristides Gomes has told journalists that it would be unfair of the government to impose a tax on the marketing price of cashew nuts, given that the market is free and exports depended on the international market.

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