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Zimbabwe Wheat Supplies Dwindle on Foreign-Exchange Shortage

Zimbabwe is running out of wheat because the central bank won’t provide foreign currency needed to pay for a consignment of the grain, the...

Zimbabwe plunges into wheat crisis

ZIMBABWE was by yesterday left with less than a month of wheat stocks after a United Kingdom-based supplier held back a 30 000-tonne consignment...

Smallholder Farmers Secure Multi-Billion Maize Market

Smallholder farmer shave secured a deal to supply maize to major buyers, including agro-processing firms, which effectively contribute to addressing the challenge of lack of access to formal markets that has troubled farmers for long.

Tanzania, Netherlands Strike Potatoes Deal

Tanzania and the Netherlands yesterday signed an accord that may see the 2 nations cooperate in production of Irish potatoes.

Benin Republic Ambassador Speaks On Rice Smuggling Into Nigeria

The Benin Republic Ambassador to Nigeria, Paulette Yekpe, has said that the proposed tripartite meeting by Nigeria, Niger and her country, will establish a...

Morocco Accepts First U.S. Poultry Merchandise

The U.S. Trade Representative’s office (USTR) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday stated Morocco has lifted the ban and agreed to...

Morocco To Strengthen Agricultural Cooperation With Nigeria

"Agricultural Cooperation" The Moroccan government has accredited a cooperation settlement on vocational coaching and technical help with Nigeria within the space of agriculture. This settlement...

Kolanuts: Stakeholders Raise Concern As Ghana Overtakes Nigeria In Production

"Ghana Overtakes Nigeria Kolanut Production" Kolanut is an important economic cash crop, commercially produced in tropical rainforests of Central and West Africa. It is...

Oparaugo: We Need To Stop Africa From Exporting Raw Materials, Importing...

Footprint to Africa Limited and Sinachi Farms Limited are Investment Bridge and food oriented companies promoting intra-African and foreign investments in Africa. Chairman of...

Tanzania: Device To Fight Cassava Diseases Launched

A new tool to fight cassava diseases using an artificially intelligent machine has been launched. Nuru, as the device is known, has been developed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in collaboration with the Pennsylvania State University of the United States.

Veteran Cassava Researchers Win The 2018 Golden Cassava Prize

GCP21 recognizes the contribution of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to cassava research and development.

AfDB To Invest $120 Million To Boost Cassava And Others

The African Development Bank (AfDB) today said it will invest $120 million in the next 2-3 years to boost the productivity and transform cassava and other eight other commodities on the continent.

New Pest Identified In West And Central Africa!

A new pest—southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Stoll)—has been discovered in West and Central Africa! This introduced second armyworm species from the Americas was first found...

ECOWAS Pledges To Take Appropriate Measures To Deal With Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity: The President of ECOWAS Commission, Mr Jean Brou, has pledged to take appropriate measures to deal with situation of food insecurity, in the 2017 to 2018 crop year.

America Needs Nigeria To Make Africa Great Again – Gov Bello

America Needs Nigeria To Make Africa Great Again – Gov Bello, Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has hailed the renewed interest of the...


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