Additional funds target Malawi crop diversification

Maize_fieldThe World Bank has announced its intention to send an extra US$30 million to Malawi to support diversification away from the country’s leading export crop of tobacco

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Big farms for Africa

nigeria-CassavaStarchDr Terry Mabbett concludes his meeting with Chris Okeke who discusses non-competitive seeds, input and output markets, as well as the real role for smallholders

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Fund to provide US$63 million for strategic crop research

MaizeThe African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have signed a grant agreement for US$63 million to fund a multinational project that will support strategic crop research

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Growth in cotton production expected, says Zimbabwe minister

CottonZimbabwe’s cotton output for the 2012 marketing season is expected to rise from 249,000 tonnes to between 265,000 tonnes and 280,000 tonnes, according to state-owned newspaper The Herald

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US$33 million AfDB grant approved for Côte d’Ivoire

cotedivoirelowlands2The African Development Bank Board of Directors (AfDB) has approved a US$33 million grant to Côte d’Ivoire to finance an agricultural infrastructure support project

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