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    14-Sep-2016 to 12:23

    USAID increases productivity, profitability for goat value chain

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The United State Agency for International Development Food Enterprise Development (USAID FED) has increased productivity and profitability for goat value chain in Liberia.

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    13-Sep-2016 to 13:30

    Liberia, FAO sign Country Programming Framework

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Government of Liberia and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed a country programming framework (CPF) to guide Liberia's partnership with the FAO for the next four years.

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    12-Sep-2016 to 09:52

    Mozambique targets silo systems to improve food security

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government says it is working with various partners in the private sector to create conditions and resources to catalyse the use of the silo system, a move aimed at creating a food reserve and open downstream industries to promote greater food security.

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    09-Sep-2016 to 14:56

    Drought-stricken Swaziland to increase maize imports

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland is obliged to import 67 percent of maize from South Africa after local farmers failed to produce enough due to drought, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday.

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    09-Sep-2016 to 10:42

    Sierra Leone announces temporary ban on fish exports

    APA-Freetwon (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has announced a temporary moratorium on fish exportation, shortage of the commodity in the local market.

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    09-Sep-2016 to 10:24

    FAO forecasts bumper grain harvests in 2016

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forecasts a global increase of up to 2.1 percent of wheat and rice corn crops in 2016 compared with 2015.

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    08-Sep-2016 to 15:28

    Ethiopia: CAADP implementers witness higher agriculture productivity: Report

    APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African countries that implemented the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) have posted higher agriculture productivity and stronger GDP growth, as well as sharper declines in malnutrition compared to countries that have not adopted it, the African Agriculture Status Report revealed on Thursday.

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