AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

04-Nov-2016 to 15:38

Botswana retains wheat levy to protect local millers

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's Assistant Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Biggie Butale said Friday a 15 percent levy on wheat imports has not been removed completely but has been gradually reduced over the past two years.

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04-Nov-2016 to 09:55

Malawi realizes US$240 million in tobacco sales - Sources

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has realized about US$240 million from its tobacco sales since the onset of the market in March this year, according to figures released by the Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) in Kanengo, Lilongwe on Thursday.

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04-Nov-2016 to 09:32

Ghana celebrates Farmers Day

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana will on Friday honour about 80 farmers at a special ceremony in Assin Foso in the Central Region of Ghana, APA can confirm.

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02-Nov-2016 to 17:30

Nigerian gov't promotes local production of rice, soya bean with over $75m

APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, says that the Federal Government has spent N23 billion (about $75.4m) so far in promoting local production of rice, soya bean, sugar and other important produce.

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02-Nov-2016 to 10:36

Malawi to import maize from Zambia, other countries

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) on Tuesday announced that it will procure an additional 300,000 metric tonnes of maize to feed the nation.

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02-Nov-2016 to 10:32

Malawi to procure 300,000mt of maize from Zambia, other countries

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) on Tuesday announced that it will procure an additional 300,000 metric tonnes of maize to feed the nation.

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31-Oct-2016 to 14:01

Cameroon’s oil palm company displays mixed results

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The Cameroon Palm Grove Company (Socapalm) announced on Monday that its turnover in the first half of 2016 increased to approximately 11.58% compared to the same period a year earlier.

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