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    02-Nov-2016 to 17:30

    Nigerian gov't promotes local production of rice, soya bean with over $75m

    APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, says that the Federal Government has spent N23 billion (about $75.4m) so far in promoting local production of rice, soya bean, sugar and other important produce.

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    02-Nov-2016 to 10:36

    Malawi to import maize from Zambia, other countries

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) on Tuesday announced that it will procure an additional 300,000 metric tonnes of maize to feed the nation.

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    02-Nov-2016 to 10:32

    Malawi to procure 300,000mt of maize from Zambia, other countries

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) on Tuesday announced that it will procure an additional 300,000 metric tonnes of maize to feed the nation.

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    31-Oct-2016 to 14:01

    Cameroon’s oil palm company displays mixed results

    APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The Cameroon Palm Grove Company (Socapalm) announced on Monday that its turnover in the first half of 2016 increased to approximately 11.58% compared to the same period a year earlier.

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    28-Oct-2016 to 11:37

    South Korean firms keen to invest in Mozambique's farming sector

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — South Korea's Rural Community Corporation (KRC), says it intends to engage in rice and corn development and the production of red meat, poultry and eggs along the Beira Corridor in Mozambique's central provinces of Sofala and Manica, APA can report here Friday.

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    27-Oct-2016 to 14:42

    Tanzanian authorities warn against importation of illegal pesticides

    APA Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI) has disclosed that the government has commenced a countrywide inspection of all agricultural inputs especially pesticides that have been imported into the country illegally.

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    26-Oct-2016 to 14:24

    Cameroon: Cocoa farm gate price dips

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — - The farm gate price of cocoa in the production areas of Cameroon has decreased by at least 125 CFA francs between September and October, APA learns here Wednesday after the compilation of statistics as part of the information system for cocoa and coffee.

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