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    19-Sep-2016 to 16:05

    Cameroon: Research institute to resume agricultural research program

    APA – Douala (Cameroon) - — The Cameroonian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced on Monday the resumption of activities of the National Agricultural Research Program (PNVRA) whose objective is to modernize agricultural technology and improve productivity.

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    16-Sep-2016 to 10:58

    Swaziland to half food assistance from April 2017 - Official

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland's National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) says it will stop food distributions from April 2017 because it will not have any resources for this exercise.

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    15-Sep-2016 to 15:21

    Swaziland raises maize imports limit to ease hunger

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland has increased the limit on mealie-meal imports to 50 kilogrammes per household from the previous limit of 20kg as part of a move to ease a drought-induced food shortage affecting half of the country's population of about 1.3 inhabitants.

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    15-Sep-2016 to 14:13

    Liberia is gradually achieving full potential in agriculture

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's Commerce and Industry Minister Axel M. Addy has said that despite challenges in the agriculture sector, the country is gradually getting to achieve its full potential in the sector.

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    15-Sep-2016 to 13:20

    Ghana: 18 percent of maize loss recorded after harvest

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — A expert in post harvest losses, Dr. Bruno Tran, has revealed that Ghana loses approximately 318,514 tonnes of maize after harvest, APA learns here Thursday.

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    14-Sep-2016 to 12:23

    USAID increases productivity, profitability for goat value chain

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The United State Agency for International Development Food Enterprise Development (USAID FED) has increased productivity and profitability for goat value chain in Liberia.

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    13-Sep-2016 to 13:30

    Liberia, FAO sign Country Programming Framework

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Government of Liberia and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed a country programming framework (CPF) to guide Liberia's partnership with the FAO for the next four years.

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