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    03-Jun-2015 to 08:15

    FAO appoints Sierra Leonean coordinator for East Africa

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A Sierra Leonean, Mr. Patrick Momoh-Nuwah Kormawa, has been appointed Sub-regional Coordinator for Eastern Africa (SFE) for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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    02-Jun-2015 to 13:04

    Botswana rocked by illicit tobacco trade

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Assistant Health Minister Alfred Madigele has urged Batswana to help in the fight against illegal trade in tobacco products, Radio Botswana reported here on Tuesday.

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    01-Jun-2015 to 20:10

    FAO recognize Malawi fight against hunger

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will on Sunday June 7, present an award to Malawi President Peter Mutharika for his country's achievements in the fight against hunger.

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    25-May-2015 to 11:32

    Lesotho farmers express confidence in new budget allocation

    APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho farmers have expressed their confidence in the budget allocations for the 2015/16 fiscal year which was presented in parliament on Friday, APA can report.

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    20-May-2015 to 12:30

    Mozambique gears up to endorse new agricultural project

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has expressed the hope of approving the master plan of Prosavana, a large agricultural project to be implemented in the country’s three northern provinces by the end of 2015, APA can report on Wednesday.

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    12-May-2015 to 14:28

    Burkina Faso launches AfDB-funded agricultural project

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — - Burkina Faso will launch by July the implementation of the Bagre Growth Pole Project (PAPCB) in the eastern part of the country, thanks to a CFA 16.4 billion francs support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), APA learns Tuesday from the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

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    08-May-2015 to 12:27

    Liberia gets $17m Sweden support to boost agriculture sector

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Swedish Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Sofia Strand, has disclosed on Friday that her government has provided $17 million for the “Grow Program” of Liberia’s agriculture sector for a five-year period.

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