Tanzania: Horticulture Soon to Beat Tourism in ‘Cash Ranking

THE horticulture industry is reported to be growing at the rate of eleven per cent annually, the fastest growing sector in the country, currently

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Egypt: Agriculture Min., Tanzanian Amb. Discuss Joint Cooperation

Agriculture Minister Abdel Moneim el Banna on Friday discussed with Tanzanian Ambassador in Cairo Mohamed Haji means to boost agricultural cooperation between the two

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Rwanda: Experts Devise Ways to Tackle Poultry Diseases

Experts have called for adoption of better approaches to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in poultry. The disease is said to be affecting small-scale farmers

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South Africa: SA Promotes Investments in Agro-Processing

South African companies have been encouraged to invest in the agro-processing sector. The Eastern Cape Province, where more than 20 companies from the agriculture/agro

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Rwanda: Global Poultry Experts in Kigali to Discuss Productivity

An international poultry exhibition, due in Kigali tomorrow, will present an opportunity for farmers and dealers to get advanced technologies to maximise benefits from

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Zimbabwe: Researchers Work on Drought-tolerant Maize for Africa

In Zimbabwe, researchers say they are breeding maize that is drought and heat resistant as part of efforts to fight hunger across Africa, where

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Rwanda: NAEB Unveils New Trade Name for Rwanda’s Tea

Rwanda’s tea will now be marketed under the Rwanda National Tea brand name as one of the ways to strengthen consumer confidence, as well

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Uganda: Armyworm to Cost Uganda Shs 720 Billion, Says Research

Ugandan farmers are set to lose 400,000 tonnes of grain worth $200m (Shs 720bn) as a result of the fall armyworm invasion, a study

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Zimbabwe: Cotton Production Up 150 Percent

Zimbabwe’s cotton production increased 150 percent this year, largely driven by Government’s free input support programme, according to official statistics. Cotton output increased to

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Tanzania: FAO Pledges Continued Support to Animal Sector

THE UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has pledged more support to the government to improve the animal health system within the country. FAO

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