Zimbabwe: Oil Producers to Negotiate Soya Price

Oil producers have pledged to buy 150 000 tonnes of soya beans grown under Command Agriculture, but will negotiate for a buying price of

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Agra: Rwanda to Benefit From Agra’s U.S.$280 Million Fund

Rwanda is among 11 African countries selected to benefit from a $280-million fund to support agriculture on the continent under the management of the

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Kenya: Kenya sows seeds in Chinese flower market

 Kenya’s flower industry has tapped into the growing Chinese market in order to boost earnings in the sector and diversify exports. The expanding Chinese

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Malawi: Ban Media, Malawi Maizegate Suspects Ask Court – Chaponda Pleads for Speedy Trial

Former Malawi’s Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda and his co-accused in the case relating to the Zambian maize import transactions have pleaded with the

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Nigeria: Groups Blame Govt for Illegal Importation of GM Food

The Health of Mother Earth Foundation has attributed the illegal shipment of 25,750 metric tons of genetically modified maize worth an estimated $3.7 million

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Zimbabwe: Zim to Produce 200 000t of Wheat

Stakeholders in the agro-processing sector are mobilising funds for timeous payments for locally produced wheat. Zimbabwe expects to produce about 200 000 tonnes of

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Rwanda: NAEB in New Drive to Boost Coffee Consumption

Rwanda’s coffee export revenues and volumes recorded during the last financial year fell below projections. The country realised $58.5 million (Rwf49.7 billion) from coffee

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Tanzania: Radiation Tech Bears Fruit As Zanzibar Declared Tsetse Free

Pemba and Unguja are among pioneers in the successful implementation of a new technology that uses radiation to eradicate livestock killing vectors, tsetse flies.

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Tanzania: Dar Saves 11 Billion Under Fertiliser Bulk Procurement System

Tanzania has saved over 11bn/- in the importation of 55,000 tones of Di-Ammonium phosphate (DAP) and Urea fertilisers under the Bulk Procurement System (BPS).

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Uganda: Regional Markets Key to Uganda’s Poultry Sector Growth

Gian Conforzi is the commercial director of Biyinzika Poultry International. He spoke to The Independent’s Agnes E. Nantaba about the growth prospects of the

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