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Nigerian firm invests US$13.4mn in rice production

Nigerian firm invests US$13.4mn in rice production

A Nigerian company has pledged to invest around US$13.4mn in cultivation around 25,000ha of land at Akotogbo in Ondo state... Read more

Livestock

Aquaculture

Tilapia importation banned to boost fish production in …

Tilapia importation banned to boost fish production in Ghana

In a move to boost the production of fish, the Ghanaian government has banned the importation of Tilapia, which is popul...

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Cattle

KEVEVAPI: Animal Protection and Promotion Strategies fo…

KEVEVAPI: Animal Protection and Promotion Strategies for the Future

For the first time in its long history, KEVEVAPI is now guided by a Strategic Plan (SP) 2010- 2015 that articulates...

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Aquaculture

South Africa to set up aqua-farming facility

South Africa to set up aqua-farming facility

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has set-up plans to construct an aqua-farming facility on 300ha of land at the C...

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Poultry

Zambia invests US$10 million in chicken plant

Zambia invests US$10 million in chicken plant

Mathaniah Investments Limited chairperson John Sangwa stated the company set up Southern Chickens Processing Plant follo...

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Cattle

Livestock quarantine facility to be established in Momb…

Livestock quarantine facility to be established in Mombasa County

Mombasa County has stated that it will set up a US$23.5mn modern quarantine facility to check livestock diseases

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Cattle

Dairy farm to be set up in Nigeria

Dairy farm to be set up in Nigeria

A full-scale industrial dairy farm will be built in Nigeria after a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between...

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Crops

Agriculture

Nigerian firm invests US$13.4mn in rice production

Nigerian firm invests US$13.4mn in rice production

A Nigerian company has pledged to invest around US$13.4mn in cultivation around 25,000ha of land at Akotogbo in Ondo sta...

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Agriculture

Mobile phones help Tanzanian farmers boost yields

Mobile phones help Tanzanian farmers boost yields

Sokoine University of Agriculture has started an agricultural project named 'The Role of Mobile Phones towards Improving...

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Agriculture

Gambian government to set-up US$15mn commercial agricul…

Gambian government to set-up US$15mn commercial agriculture project

The Gambian government through the Ministry of Agriculture in Banjul will launch the Gambia Commercial Agriculture and V...

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Technology

Machinery & Equipment

Zimbabwean farmers receive US$38mn funding for farming …

Zimbabwean farmers receive US$38mn funding for farming equipment

Zimbabwean farmers will receive agricultural equipment worth US$38mn from Brazil under the ‘More Food Africa’ programme ...

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Infrastructure

Ecobank and eleni join forces for African agriculture

Ecobank and eleni join forces for African agriculture

Ecobank Transnational Inc. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with commodity exchanges developer eleni LLC, ...

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Infrastructure

Potential of insects as resources for animal feed

Potential of insects as resources for animal feed

Insects can provide a sustainable and environmentally-friendly option for animal feed, in addition to already being a ma...

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