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    18-Jun-2018 to 15:14

    Nigeria to shut border over rice smuggling

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has resolved to shut its land border in the next few days to tackle the smuggling of foreign rice into the country.

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    16-Jun-2018 to 17:50

    Cameroon: Cocoa production hits growth path

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Cocoa production in Cameroon has hit a growth trajectory, surpassing 220,000 tonnes in May 2018, against 190,000 tonnes in the same period last year, APA learned from the National Cocoa and Coffee Board (ONCC).

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    13-Jun-2018 to 19:00

    EU launches partners project to boost agriculture in Liberia

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The European Union (EU) Ambassador has disclosed that the “Prosperous Agriculture Roadmap to Nutrition, Entrepreneurship Reinforcing Sustainability (PARTNERS) project is the EU's flagship activity in agriculture in Liberia.

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    13-Jun-2018 to 15:02

    Botswana agric sector’s contribution to GDP declines – Report

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The contribution of the agricultural sector to Botswana's gross domestic product declined to 2.1 percent in 2017, a report released on Wednesday by Market and Research showed.

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    13-Jun-2018 to 10:58

    Botswana suspends beef exports over FMD outbreak

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Wednesday suspended export of all meat products produced in the last 30 days following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the north of the country.

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    09-Jun-2018 to 15:11

    AfDB approves $200M for Moroccan agric. programme

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has given Morocco a loan of 200 million dollars (about 2.2 billion dirhams) to finance the country’s Support Programme for Inclusive and Sustainable Development of the Farming Sector (PADIDFA).

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    02-Jun-2018 to 13:30

    Niger launches campaign to promote local milk

    APA-Niamey (Niger) — The Nigerien Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Albade Abouba, on Friday in Niamey launched the Campaign for the Defence and Promotion of Locally-produced Milk.

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