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    18-Dec-2017 to 16:12

    Gambia: IDB's ITFC gives $17.5M loan for agriculture

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, has signed with the Gambia government a financing agreement for $17.5 million.

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    13-Dec-2017 to 09:48

    Tanzania: Cassava farming gets $1.1bn boost

    APA Mwanza- Tanzania — Tanzania’s Ministry of Agriculture, Permanent Secretary, Mathew Mtigumwe, has said that his government has signed a deal with a Chinese firm worth over $1,109,980,000 (Sh 2.5trillion) that aims to commercialize cassava farming.

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    05-Dec-2017 to 14:23

    Bill, Melinda Gates Foundation to boost Uganda’s banana production research

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has provided $5.7 million to fund a four-year banana research project in two East African countries of Uganda and Tanzania.

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    27-Nov-2017 to 12:33

    Cameroon exports 300,000 tons of bananas to EU per year

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — Cameroon exports an average of 300,000 tons of bananas per year to the European Union (EU), the new EU ambassador and head of delegation announced on Monday.

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    23-Nov-2017 to 09:42

    Cote d’Ivoire implements 2nd National Agricultural Program

    APA-Abidjan (Ivory Coast) — The Ivorian government on Wednesday announced the implementation of a second National Agricultural Investment Program (PNIA) for 2018-2025 at an estimated total cost of 11,905 billion CFA francs.

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    16-Nov-2017 to 12:27

    Number of ill-fed increases in sub-Saharan Africa - FAO

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa has increased mainly due to the impact of conflict and climate change with the situation pointing to the urgent need to build affected communities' resilience and to find peaceful solutions that strengthen food security, UNFAO said Thursday.

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    14-Nov-2017 to 10:18

    Tanzania lifts ban on maize exports

    APA Dodoma (Tanzania) — Tanzania’s government has lifted ban on maize export following mammoth harvests, which the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) can hardly exhaust.

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