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    19-Aug-2017 to 12:55

    Mozambique, Japan vow to cooperate in agriculture

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário has met the Japanese ambassador to Mozambique, Toshio Ikeda, with whom he discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation, including agriculture and disaster prevention in the southern African nation, APA observes here on Saturday.

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    14-Aug-2017 to 19:59

    CILSS countries told to improve agric. data collection methods

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Colonel Aliou Diouf, the Executive Secretary of CILSS-Senegal’s National Commission, on Monday, invited member countries to harmonize and improve their methods of collecting agricultural data, insisting that this would improve their quality.

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    08-Aug-2017 to 17:53

    South Sudan: Lack of funds undermines war on armyworms

    APA - Juba (South Sudan) — Lack of funding is slowing down efforts to tackle an armyworm invasion of farms in South Sudan, the Minister of Agriculture, Onyoti Adigo, has complained.

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    08-Aug-2017 to 12:25

    Botswana develops foot and mouth disease diagnostic test

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Agricultural Development and Food Security Minister Patrick Ralotsia said Tuesday that the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation has developed a foot and mouth disease rapid diagnostic test which is expected to help in the fight against the disease that ravages the country’s cattle every year.

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    07-Aug-2017 to 12:22

    Botswana: IMF, WB agree on transforming agriculture

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The African Caucus of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group has agreed on a holistic approach to transform agriculture and agri-business on the continent, the Dailynews reported here Monday.

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    06-Aug-2017 to 16:31

    Armyworms destroy 30,000 hectares of cropland in Burkina

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Over 30,000 hectares of agricultural land has been destroyed by armyworms during the current crop year in Burkina Faso, the Ministry of Agriculture revealed.

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    06-Aug-2017 to 14:44

    AU urges Africa alliance against marauding armyworms

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union has called for joint efforts by all stakeholders in the fight against the devastating fall armyworm pests currently overrunning fields across the continent.

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