AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

11-Mar-2015 to 15:39

Botswana confirms foot and mouth disease outbreak

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Wednesday confirmed that it has been hit by an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the northern part of the country.

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11-Mar-2015 to 10:39

Malawi tobacco regulator warns cross border smugglers

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has warned cross border traders that they will be arrested once found smuggling the country's green gold 'tobacco'.

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04-Mar-2015 to 15:49

Disgruntled Zimbabwe farmers riot over low tobacco prices

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Chaos marred the opening of Zimbabwe’s tobacco selling season on Wednesday as disgruntled farmers rioted over low prices offered by the auction floors.

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04-Mar-2015 to 14:07

Malawi gov’t solicits views for national agriculture policy

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The government of Malawi has organized National Agriculture Policy (NAP) consultations across the country to solicit views from the public which will be considered in its agricultural policy development process.

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04-Mar-2015 to 13:52

Malawian gov’t soliciting views on agriculture policy

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawian government is carrying out countrywide consultations to solicit views from the public on the proposed National Agriculture Policy (NAP).

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03-Mar-2015 to 14:24

Cameroon launches 6.5b franc program to boost family-sized farming

APA – Douala (Cameroon) – — Cameroon’s program for the improvement of competitiveness of family-sized agro-pastoral farming (AFCEA) with the support of the French Cooperation Agency, plans to invest CFA 6.5 billion francs in 2015 for financing projects eligible under the program.

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03-Mar-2015 to 11:13

AGRA delegation tours Mozambican agricultural projects

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Experts from the African Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) on Tuesday began a six-day working visit to Mozambique to explore new opportunities for strategic partnership for the development of agriculture with the country.

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