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  • Tanzania: OBTALA to Grow Own Fruit in Tanzania

    Daily News

    OBTALA Resources has taken a lease on a chunk of agricultural land in Morogoro, Tanzania with the intention of planting orchards that could save it US$1mln annually. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Disease Threatens Mkuranga Cashews

    Daily News

    COAST Regional Commissioner Mwantumu Mahiza has ordered the Agriculture Department in Mkuranga District to study the fungus disease that has affected cashew nuts in Magawa village. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Exporters Concerned Over Monopoly in the Agro-Business

    Daily News

    FAILURE to access global market information for agro products has been denying farmers' opportunity to get premium earnings that reflect the market price. Read more »

  • Namibia: Water Shortage Cripples Rice Project

    New Era

    Rice seedlings at the Kalimbeza project are at great risk of wilting in the heat following a shortage of water at the government-owned farm. Read more »

  • Namibia: Livestock Can Help Reduce the Impact of Climate Change

    New Era

    Some 1.7 billion people worldwide depend on livestock for a living, among which a billion are poor. Read more »

  • South Sudan: Jonglei - Agriculture Bank Supplies Fuel to Farmers

    Sudan Tribune

    Farmers in South Sudan's Jonglei state have received 42,000 litres of fuel, courtesy of the National Bank of Agriculture. The state agriculture minister said the fuel was brought... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Groups Urge Senate to Pass Tobacco Control Billgroups Urge Senate to Pass Tobacco Control Bill

    Premium Times

    A coalition of civil society groups have urged the Senate to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, which will be open for public hearing on Wednesday is in... Read more »

  • East Africa: Invest More in Agro Sector, Urges COMESA

    Times of Zambia

    THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has called for increased investment in the agricultural sector to create jobs for citizens. Read more »

  • Zambia: Classified Grain Buyers Jump FRA Deadline

    Times of Zambia

    CLASSIFIED grain buyers are still active in the maize market despite the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) having closed the crop marketing exercise last week. Read more »

  • Uganda: Cheap Uganda Maize Hurting Teso Farmers

    The Star

    TESO farmers have raised the red flag over an influx of cheap maize from Uganda. They say the cheap maize from Tororo, Mbale, Busia and Bugiri has flooded the local market. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Future of Agric in HIV/Aids Era [opinion]

    The Herald

    The world is under siege from the HIV and Aids pandemic, with Africa being the most affected. Zimbabwe is one of the countries with the highest rates of infection at a ratio of 1... Read more »

  • Namibia: Marketing of Small and Large Stock

    New Era

    During the Animal Health Consultative Forum (AHCF) meeting, the Namibian livestock industry was informed about the one-sided decision of the South African Department of Veterinary... Read more »

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