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Dangote to launch rice outgrower scheme in Nigeria

Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, is set to launch 25,000 ha of rice outgrower scheme in Sokoto with a prospect of hundreds...

Governments meet to discuss the sustainable future of livestock in Africa

Government ministers and representatives from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Food...

Ethiopia commences construction of agro-industrial park

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has laid the cornerstone for Baeker Integrated Agro-Industrial Park yesterday in Humera, town of western Tigray State. The industrial park, conceived...

Bayer, Yara join to hands to deliver technology to farmers

The purpose of the agreement is to develop new digital farming solutions as well as to increase the use of existing nitrogen application technology...

Kenya eyes EU markets as lucrative for mango exports

A survey conducted in Mango farms in Elgeyo-Marakwet County shows a reduction of flies and increased productivity with the use of pheromone traps. Increases in...

Drought leads to sharp rise in food prices in East Africa

Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a...

Namibia receives support from Cuban aquaculture experts

Three Cuban aquaculture experts were called upon by Namibia's Ministry of Food and Industry to help boost fish production levels in the country. According to...

Namibia’s strategy to support NCA livestock producers

A new strategy to be rolled out by the Namibian government is set to address the critical market shortage of livestock producers in the...

Botswana suspected of fresh produce protectionism

Members of South Africa’s fresh produce production and marketing industry have expressed suspicion that Botswana is unfairly protecting its fresh produce farmers in contravention...

Zambia, Tanzania to post maize surplus again

The latest grain forecast from Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) indicates that Zambia and Tanzania are expected to record bumper harvest. The two...