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    18-Dec-2014 to 09:58

    IFAD gives US$46m for Mozambique agriculture and fisheries

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) gave US$46 million to Mozambique in 2014 to support agriculture and fisheries as part of a financing package of US$213 million to be disbursed by 2020, APA learns here Thursday.

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    12-Dec-2014 to 14:06

    Malawi to roll out agricultural training project

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi will become the 6th African country to roll out an Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training (ATVET) project to develop and implement market-oriented training as well as coherent concepts for the reform of the national vocational education system.

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    04-Dec-2014 to 14:13

    Burkina Faso produced 4.6mn tons of grain for 2014/2015 season

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) - — Burkina Faso has recorded a cereal production of 4.6 million tons for 2014/2015 agro-pastoral season, the ministry of Agriculture told APA.

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    02-Dec-2014 to 15:29

    Action Aid trains farmers on reducing post-harvest losses in Gambia

    APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Action Aid International is training vegetable farmers in The Gambia on preservation and processing to reduce post-harvest losses and increase income of farmers.

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    28-Nov-2014 to 09:28

    Dangote Farms establishes pilot hybrid tomatoes production project

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A pilot hybrid tomatoes production project has been established in Kano state in northern Nigeria by Dangote Farms for its tomatoes processing plants in the state.

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    18-Nov-2014 to 14:54

    Gambia launches $19.2mn World Bank funded agric. project

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government on Tuesday launched the Commercial Agriculture and Value Chain Management Project (GCAV), a five-year project financed by the World Bank through a loan and credit to the government to the tune of US$19.27 million.

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    18-Nov-2014 to 11:31

    Cote d’Ivoire forges partnership with Nestle to boost coffee production

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — – The Ivoirian minister of Agriculture, Mamadou Sangafowa Coulibaly and the General Manager of Nestle Cote d’Ivoire, Mauricio Alarcon on Monday sealed a partnership meant to boost the country’s coffee production.

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