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    21-Jun-2016 to 18:49

    AfDB earmarks $175m agric support programme for Nigeria's northwest region

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Africa Development Bank (AfDB), has earmarked 175 million dollars for Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme (ATASP-I) as instrument for consolidating the bank’s investments in the Nigerian agricultural sector.

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    13-Jun-2016 to 11:51

    Swazi farmers get government subsidy for crops

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Government will provide input subsidies to farmers for a variety of crops to enhance yields and ensure national food security, APA reports on Monday.

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    24-Jun-2015 to 12:25

    Botswana farmers seek gov’t intervention to help mitigate the prevailing drought

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Young Farmers Association on Wednesday decried major crop losses due to this year’s failed crop season as a result of drought and they have urged the government to declare a drought in order to help mitigate the situation.

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    23-Jun-2015 to 09:00

    Nigeria: Northern farmers decry delay in rainfall, predict poor harvest

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Farmers in some northern parts of Nigeria have expressed worry that the delay in rainfall experienced this year may affect food production in the country.

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    22-Jun-2015 to 14:46

    Lesotho responds to concerns of seed growers

    APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Chief research officer in Lesotho’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security ‘Maleoa Mohloboli said Monday that they are aware that Basotho seed growers have metric tonnes of seed, which have remained unsold.

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    19-Jun-2015 to 09:00

    Namibia: Over 250,000 cattle inoculated against FMD

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s Ministry of Agriculture Water and Forestry has so far vaccinated more than 250,000 cattle against the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the Ohangwena Region, with similar campaigns expected to start in Oshana and Kunene regions next month.

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    04-Jun-2015 to 13:14

    Taiwan vows to boost agricultural output in B/Faso

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Taiwan has vowed to boost Burkina’s agricultural output by strengthening research and development program aimed at improving the quality of the entrants and varieties, the ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation said on Thursday.

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