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    05-Aug-2017 to 16:10

    S/Africa: Zuma to open agricultural show in Zambia

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma is in Lusaka to officially open the 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show as a guest of honour in the capital Lusaka on Saturday, the Presidency has said.

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    04-Aug-2017 to 12:18

    Botswana VP says agriculture holds key to Africa’s development

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has urged African countries to increase efforts to achieve sustainable employment opportunities and food security on the continent by transforming their agricultural sectors, the state-owned DailyNews reported on Friday.

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    03-Aug-2017 to 15:17

    Chinese firm funds CFA53b Congo cashew nut project

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Chinese Company Clets Industry Ltd will invest 53 billion CFA francs in the production of cashew nuts in Loudima in Niari district in southern Congo, APA learned on Thursday from the Congolese Ministry of Agriculture.

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    03-Aug-2017 to 15:01

    Cameroon invests CF56b in agro-pastoral training programme

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — More than 56 billion CFA francs have been invested to fund an agro-pastoral vocational training (AFOP) programme, with the financial backing of the French Development Agency (AFD), as part of a debt reduction and development contract (C2D), reliable sources told APA on Thursday.

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    01-Aug-2017 to 10:32

    Botswana explores US beef market

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is currently conducting a technical analysis of the competitiveness and market opportunities for beef exports to the United States, an official said Tuesday.

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    31-Jul-2017 to 19:01

    Mozambique to vaccinate birds against Newcastle disease – Official

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government plans to vaccinate more than 40,000 birds of various species against Newcastle disease in Niassa province this year, an official said on Monday.

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    31-Jul-2017 to 12:55

    Ethiopian researchers discover biological medicine for fall army-worm

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Researchers at Wolita Sodo University of Ethiopia have discovered a biological medicine which could kill and eliminate fall armyworm, an insect pest known to cause damage on maize crops.

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