AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

19-Jan-2019 to 13:54

eSwatini: Processed meat importation from SA resumes

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The ministry of Agriculture has lifted the ban on some animals and animal products from South Africa which was stricken by foot and mouth disease.

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17-Jan-2019 to 15:59

Mozambique: Crocodiles cause havoc in fishing sector

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Fishing activities in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado are under threat due to crocodiles which, according to the local authorities, are frequently attacking the fishermen.

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17-Jan-2019 to 14:21

Botswana eases ban on South African beef imports

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday announced a partial lifting of a ban on imports of meat and dairy products from neighbouring South Africa where an outbreak of foot and mouth disease has been reported.

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17-Jan-2019 to 00:19

Guinea, IDB sign agreement for rice production

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinean minister of Planning and the president of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) group have, on the sidelines of the regional conference on the Waqf opened Wednesday in Conakry, signed a $16.25 million financing agreement aimed at boosting production rice through the Rice Value Chain Program.

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16-Jan-2019 to 23:31

Liberia gets $25m World Bank credit for smallholder agriculture transformation

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of $25 million for the Smallholder Agriculture Transformation and Agribusiness Revitalization Project (STAR-P) of Liberia.

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15-Jan-2019 to 08:28

Efforts underway to contain FMD outbreak in S/Africa's Limpopo

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has deployed a team of veterinary services experts to Vhembe district in the country’s northern Limpopo Province to check the extent of the spread of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the area, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana has said. 

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10-Jan-2019 to 13:30

eSwatini suspends livestock, meat imports from S/Africa

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has suspended the issuance of permits to import livestock and meat products following an outbreak of the foot and mouth disease in neighbouring South Africa.

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