AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

19-May-2020 to 06:45

Mozambique cashew nuts output to decline by a third - Processors

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s cashew nuts output is expected to decline by a third in 2020 compared to last year, an association representing processors said on Tuesday.

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14-May-2020 to 09:35

Senegal's agropastoralists wary of Covid-19 effects

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s National Platform for Rural Consultation and Cooperation (CNCR) has expressed concern over the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on activities of agropastoralists in the country.

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13-May-2020 to 14:21

Covid-19: WB to inject CFA 90 bln in Senegal’s agriculture sector

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — World Bank has approved a $150-million (about 90 billion CFA francs) credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve the competitiveness of agriculture and cattle breeding in Senegal, a press release sent to APA on Wednesday said.

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07-May-2020 to 09:47

Malawi rakes in $11m from tobacco sales

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Malawi has so far earned more than US$10.7 million from the sale of tobacco, the commission in charge of regulating and promoting the production of the golden leaf in the southern African country announced on Thursday.

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04-May-2020 to 16:58

Covid-19/food security: Researcher states case for urban agriculture

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — To maintain food and nutritional security for African populations, it is necessary to promote urban agriculture that looks beyond crises such as the one caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, if recommendations by Senegalese researcher Sidy Tounkara are anything to go by.

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01-May-2020 to 14:14

S/Africa exports citrus fruits to China, Japan

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Friday exported a shipment of 4,521 tonnes of citrus fruits to Japan and China from the Indian Ocean port of Durban, the Ministry of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural has announced.

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22-Apr-2020 to 11:36

Mozambique bans poultry imports from Poland over bird flu

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has suspended poultry imports from Poland following a bird flu outbreak in the European country, the Ministry of Agriculture announced on Wednesday.

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