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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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    06-May-2015 to 13:29

    Botswana, New Zealand launch beef productivity training project

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswan’s Ministry of Agriculture has launched a Beef Productivity Training project in collaboration with New Zealand, a top government official unveiled on Wednesday.

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    05-May-2015 to 14:37

    UK: North Africa high on agenda of FAO, EBRD summit in Spain

    APA – London (United Kingdom) — North Africa is high on the agenda of a two-day summit that kicked off on Tuesday in the Spanish city of Barcelona, with organizers seeking to boost food security in the Mediterranean region.

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    04-May-2015 to 08:48

    Malawi tobacco sales rake in US$31m in three weeks

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Tobacco earnings have reached over US$31million from 21.7 million kilogrammes in three weeks of sale at the country\'s tobacco auction market.

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    30-Apr-2015 to 10:18

    Nigeria’s Anambra State seals $61m agric deal with Lynden Integrated Farms Ltd

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Anambra State Government in south-eastern Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Lynden Integrated Farms Limited to establish $61 million commercial poultry farm in the state.

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    24-Apr-2015 to 16:14

    Botswana minister wants buffer zone with Zimbabwe to stop FMD

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana\'s Minister of Justice Defence and Security, Shaw Kgathi says he has made the request for a buffer zone between the Zimbabwe and Botswana borders to prevent the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease, APA learnt on Friday.

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    23-Apr-2015 to 11:11

    Botswana, Zimbabwe hold talks on curbing FMD outbreak

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is engaging neighbouring Zimbabwe on how best the two countries can combat the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) along their borders, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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