AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

28-Oct-2016 to 11:37

South Korean firms keen to invest in Mozambique's farming sector

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — South Korea's Rural Community Corporation (KRC), says it intends to engage in rice and corn development and the production of red meat, poultry and eggs along the Beira Corridor in Mozambique's central provinces of Sofala and Manica, APA can report here Friday.

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27-Oct-2016 to 14:42

Tanzanian authorities warn against importation of illegal pesticides

APA Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI) has disclosed that the government has commenced a countrywide inspection of all agricultural inputs especially pesticides that have been imported into the country illegally.

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26-Oct-2016 to 14:24

Cameroon: Cocoa farm gate price dips

APA - Douala (Cameroon) — - The farm gate price of cocoa in the production areas of Cameroon has decreased by at least 125 CFA francs between September and October, APA learns here Wednesday after the compilation of statistics as part of the information system for cocoa and coffee.

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25-Oct-2016 to 15:28

Nigeria, Niger set to fight animal pests

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The committee of experts of the Nigeria-Niger Joint Commission has agreed to collaborate in tackling outbreak of trans-border plant and animal pests at an experts’ meeting in Kaduna to address issues militating against food security in the two countries.

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25-Oct-2016 to 11:58

Liberia: FAO boss calls for regional approach to eradicate animals pests

APA-Monrovia (Liberia)- — A two-day international cross-border conference for the formulation of a sub-regional approach to control and eradicate pests for small ruminants (Pestes des Petits Ruminants -PPR) in the sub-region opened Monday in Monrovia, the Liberian capital.

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25-Oct-2016 to 09:51

Tanzania bans importation of banana plants from Mozambique

APA Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishery, Florence Turuka has said that Tanzania government has barred importation of banana plants from Mozambique due to an outbreak of the strange, ‘Panama Disease,’ which is said to taking toll on the plants in the southern parts of the continent.

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21-Oct-2016 to 20:10

Morocco, Rwanda close to joint customized fertilizer plant

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Mrs. Geraldine Mukeshimana and the CEO of the Youssoufia Phosphates (OCP SA), Mostapha Terrab, on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of a fertilizers production unit tailored to suit soil texture and crops grown in Rwanda.

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