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    16-Oct-2017 to 15:19

    WFP chief appeals for peace on World Food Day

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday made an impassioned plea for peace amid mounting evidence of the links between conflict, migration and rising hunger.

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    16-Oct-2017 to 13:52

    ‘Betting on Africa to Feed the World’ – AfDB president Adesina

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture on Monday 16 October as part of the World Food Prize events taking place from October 16 to 20, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

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    16-Oct-2017 to 12:18

    Cote d’Ivoire: Agriculture development key to stop illegal migration-Stakeholder...

    APA - Jacqueville (Cote d’Ivoire) — Meeting in the Ivorian city of Jacqueville, Stakeholders in the agricultural sector, on Saturday, presented agriculture development programs aimed at easing the illegal migration crisis.

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    09-Oct-2017 to 14:11

    Swaziland decreases SA maize meal import quota

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland has decreased the maximum amount of maize meal that individuals can purchase from South Africa, from 100 kilogrammes to 20 kilogrammes per household, APA learned on Monday.

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    09-Oct-2017 to 09:02

    Sierra Leone: $300m required to attain food security-Official

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government must consider increasing its budgetary allocation to the agriculture sector if the country is to meet its food self-sufficiency dream, a senior official has said.

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    05-Oct-2017 to 12:14

    Tanzania directs traders to export value added products

    APA Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Tanzania’s Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Charles Tizeba has on Thursday said while his government has not banned exports of grains it will regulate the process to ensure food security.

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    05-Oct-2017 to 11:54

    AU to endorse experts’ recommendations on ARDWE

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union (AU) will on Thursday endorse reports and recommendations on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment (ARDWE) made by experts and senior officials in a meeting held on Monday and Tuesday.

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