AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE

29-Oct-2019 to 10:40

Desert Locust poses serious threats in Eastern Ethiopia

APA -Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture said it has begun preventive measures to control desert locust infestation in various parts of the country.

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28-Oct-2019 to 13:33

Kenya to inject $10m to help farmers diversify tea products

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government is considering a 1.6 billion shillings($10 million) financing option for smallholder tea farmers across the country to help them diversify their products and target key foreign markets.

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14-Oct-2019 to 13:18

Chad to produce 12,960 metric tons of vegetable oil

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — The oil mill-soap factory, a unit of the cotton company of Chad based in Moundou, main town of the southern province of Logone Occidental intends to resume its production of refined vegetable oil by the end of this year with 12,960 metric tons, APA learned from company sources on Monday.

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05-Oct-2019 to 13:42

Inside Rwanda's quiet rural farming revolution

APA-Gicumbi (Rwanda) — New land husbandry technologies dedicated to improving productivity and commercialising agriculture through hillside intensification in remote mountainous zones in rural Rwanda are helping smallholder farmers to produce nutritious food and make money.

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03-Oct-2019 to 22:44

Over 1 million Malawians on brink of famine

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Over 1million Malawians will not be able to meet their annual food requirement during the 2019 to 2020 consumption period, a report released on Thursday warns.

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03-Oct-2019 to 10:00

Rwanda and Morocco ink new poultry farming MoU

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda and Morocco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on poultry farming top share best practices and experiences in poultry farming through technical assistance, an official statement issued Thursday in Kigali confirmed.

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26-Sep-2019 to 12:04

Malawi eyes agricultural mechanization

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has embarked on a programme to transform its agricultural sector through mechanisation as part of efforts to increase production, a cabinet minister said on Thursday.

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