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    26-Sep-2016 to 22:25

    Regional agric program to assist Nigerian farmers with improved varieties

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP) has distributed 36 million improved fingerlings (potatoes) to farmers across the country in the last three years‎.

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    26-Sep-2016 to 11:09

    AfDB approves CFAF1.2bn for B/Faso agriculture, water sectors

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved two donations totaling CFA 1.2 billion francs for Burkina Faso meant for the country’s agricultural and hydraulic sectors, APA learned from the ministry of Economy and Finance on Monday.

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    25-Sep-2016 to 10:41

    Mozambique sprays 2.5 million cashew trees against pests

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Nampula provincial delegate of Mozambique's National Cashew Institute (INAJU), Jaime Chissico has disclosed that his department sprayed 2.5 million cashew trees against mildew and other pests in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, in the current campaign, APA can report on Sunday.

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    24-Sep-2016 to 13:52

    Mozambique coffee producers seek Italian training, funding

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Representatives of coffee producers in the province of Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique are attending a trade fair in the Italian city of Turin where they intend to seek funding to implement small scale production and processing of coffee in the country, APA can report on Saturday,

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    21-Sep-2016 to 13:34

    Zimbabwe: White farmer jailed for ignoring 2000 farm eviction order

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A white Zimbabwean farmer has been sentenced to a year in prison or a $600 fine for allegedly refusing to vacate land allocated to a traditional leader nearly 16 years ago, according to media reports monitored here on Wednesday.

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    21-Sep-2016 to 11:02

    Mozambique earmarks US$20m for agriculture research

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government plans to invest about US$20 million into a research project to improve the production of rice, maize and wheat, an official said on Wednesday.

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