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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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    18-Nov-2014 to 11:25

    Nigeria achieves 80% self-sufficiency in paddy rice production - minister

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said that Nigeria has currently attained 80 percent self-sufficiency in paddy rice production and added seven million metric tonnes of paddy rice to the domestic food supply in 2013.

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    17-Nov-2014 to 13:00

    Mozambique to benefit from FAO support to food producers

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has approved a line of credit to reduce pockets of hunger in about 36 districts in the Mozambican capital Maputo, Beira and Nacala.

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    11-Nov-2014 to 17:02

    Mozambique eyes sell of 80,000 tons of cashew in 2014

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Director General of Mozambique's National Cashew Institute, Filomena Maiope has said the current cashew campaign in the country is expected to see production of 80,000 tons for sale, 17,000 tonnes more than in the previous campaign, APA learns here on Tuesday.

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    11-Nov-2014 to 14:46

    Nigeria’s agric sector harvests $6bn investment in three years

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The budding Nigerian agricultural sector raked in a total of around $6 billion across its various segments, riding on the back of an aggressively implemented import substitution initiative in the past three years.

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    11-Nov-2014 to 12:15

    World Bank grants $200mn to boost agriculture sector in Rwanda

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — - Rwanda's Minister for Finance and Economic planning, Claver Gatete on Tuesday signed a grant financing agreement with the World Bank for a 200 million US dollars to support various agriculture commercialization projects as part of national efforts to boost economic growth and address poverty reduction in the Central African nation.

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