AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

16-Aug-2019 to 12:30

Liberia suspends tariffs on agriculture products

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President Dr. George Manneh Weah, has issued Executive Order #97, suspending tariffs on 40 agriculture products.

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13-Aug-2019 to 17:30

Late rains lift spirit of Gambian farmers

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Flashing a big and optimistic smile on his otherwise serious face, an old farmer surveyed his millet field in Jimara, in the Central River region of The Gambia and clasped his hands thankfully to the heavens.

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03-Aug-2019 to 14:42

Ethiopia to give loans for farmers using agricultural products as collateral

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) is set to launch a system to enable farmers get loan from banks using their products stored in its warehouses as collateral.

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18-Jul-2019 to 12:38

CAR's home gardening culture bears fruit

APA - Bangui (Central African Rep.) — The culture of home gardening, promoted in Central African Republic capital Bangui by several NGOs and partners, including the United Nations, has yielded fruitful results.

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11-Jul-2019 to 14:59

Diseases, climate change threaten to decimate Botswana livestock

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s livestock production is facing extinction as the twin problems of perennial disease outbreaks and climate change take a toll on a sector long considered as one of the mainstays of the southern African economy.

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10-Jul-2019 to 15:12

Botswana adopts new farming methods to mitigate climate change

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Wednesday said it intends to adopt Climate-smart agriculture as a new method to help the southern African nation attain food security and mitigate climate change effects, APA learned here Wednesday.

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10-Jul-2019 to 14:17

How the Anglican church is revolutionising Kenyan farming

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — In decades gone by, farmers living in the parched and semi-arid parts of Kenya experienced prolonged dry spells that brought hunger-related deaths and health complications.

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