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Zimbabwe. ZCFU projects 525 percent winter wheat harvest growth

THE Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers’ Union (ZCFU) has projected that this year winter wheat harvest will grow by at least 525 percent to 125 000...

World Food Day: How IITA is addressing food security in Africa,...

IITA World Food Day: Research outputs by Africa Food Prize winner, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and its national partners are helping...

Zimbabwe to increase wheat price

Government is set to increase wheat prices if ongoing negotiations with farmers’ representatives end well.The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) pays $500 for a tonne...

Algeria tenders to buy nominal 50,000 T milling wheat

Algeria's state grains agency OAIC has issued an international tender to buy milling wheat to be sourced from optional origins, European traders said on...

Morocco to suspend soft wheat customs duty on Nov. 1

Morocco will cancel customs duty on soft wheat on November 1 to ensure regular supply, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday.To protect the local...

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.

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