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    30-Sep-2016 to 14:02

    Burkina Faso secures €26m from IDB to finance agricultural sector

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — - Burkina Faso is about to start the implementation of the Soum development project, with funding of €25.9 million (about 17 billion CFA francs) from the Islamic Bank Development Bank (IDB), the Ministry of Economy and Finance informed APA Friday.

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    29-Sep-2016 to 17:55

    Pests, floods destroy about 40,000 hectares of crops in Benin

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) — – A total of 40, 000 hectares of crops have been devastated as a result of attacks by locust and caterpillars, as well as consecutive floods as a result of rising river waters in the northern part of Benin, APA learns from official sources.

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    29-Sep-2016 to 15:03

    US$20m project will improve agriculture in Liberia - official

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Chief of Party of the Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity (LADA), Mr. Daniel Gies, has disclosed that his agency's US$20 million programme will contribute to food security in the country.

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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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