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    04-May-2018 to 20:03

    Mauritania plans camel exports to Libya

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania is poised to export some 3,000 camels to Libya on the basis of a permit issued by the government in Nouakchott a few days ago, a reliable source disclosed on Friday.

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    02-May-2018 to 17:11

    $120m IFAD boost for Mozambique agriculture project

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced a US$120-million grant to support the implementation of the ProSul project in Mozambique.

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    29-Apr-2018 to 16:32

    Mauritania, OADA sign pilot scheme

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania has signed a joint pilot program of technical cooperation with the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD).

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    24-Apr-2018 to 13:50

    Macky Sall pledges 700M fCFA to Senegalese farmers

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — President Macky Sall said Monday evening in Dakar that his government will provide funding to the tune of 700 million CFA francs “from next week”, to allow farmers to better feed their livestock.

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    17-Apr-2018 to 08:03

    Over 85,000 face food shortages in Mozambique’s Tete province

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — About 85,000 people are facing acute food shortages in Mozambique's Tete due to a combination of drought and corn fungus pest, an official said on Tuesday.

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    04-Apr-2018 to 10:26

    Malawi tobacco production drops by 12 percent

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s tobacco output declined by 12 percent in the 2017/18 farming season, dropping to 149 million kilogrammes this year from 171 million during the 2016/17 season.

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    02-Apr-2018 to 12:54

    Mozambique cotton firm eyes $2m refinery

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Niassa Cotton Company (SAN) is proposing to invest $2 million in the construction of a vegetable oil refinery in the northern city of Cuamba hoping to use cotton, soja and sunflower seeds as its raw material to produce cooking oil.

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