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    21-Apr-2015 to 20:54

    Malawi's 2014/15 agriculture production down by 27.7 percent

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has officially released on Tuesday the results of 2014/15 Agriculture Production estimates which show a decrease of 27.7 percent of maize production in the country.

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    20-Apr-2015 to 12:03

    Lesotho battles against impact of climate change on food production

    Maseru-APA (Lesotho) — Lesotho’s senior crop production officer at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) Sekhonyana Mahase says his ministry is aware of the consequences of climate change that could bring food production in the country down to its knees.

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    17-Apr-2015 to 20:15

    Malawi: Tobacco earnings hit $2.5m in 3 days

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Earnings from the Malawi tobacco has hit $2.5million in three days since the opening of the market on April 8, Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) Chief Executive Officer Bruce Munthali said Friday.

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    17-Apr-2015 to 11:17

    Lesotho ready to implement winter cropping - official

    APA- Maseru (Lesotho) — The senior crop production officer of the Lesotho Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) Sekhonyana Mahase says his ministry is more than ready to implement winter cropping.

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    15-Apr-2015 to 13:37

    Namibia: Fugitive African buffalo raise fear of foot, mouth diseases

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has suspended livestock business activities in 26 commercial farms around the Waterberg Plateau Park in central Namibia after an African Buffalo escaped from the park at the weekend, the ministry said on Wednesday.

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    14-Apr-2015 to 18:48

    Lesotho: Ministry optimistic about agri-business

    APA - Maseru (Lesotho) — The Maseru District Marketing Officer in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Cooperatives and Marketing in Lesotho, Moliehi Mphole, says there is a ray of hope that Basotho farmers will eventually change their mind-sets from subsistence farming to agri-business.

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    10-Apr-2015 to 14:43

    Liberia loses US$12 million annually to illegal fishing

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Project Coordinator of the West African Regional Fisheries Programme (WARFP) in Liberia, Dr. Lawrence I. Braimah, has said that Liberia loses US$12 million annually to illegal fishing.

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