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Agricultural statistics programme receives UK aid

FarmA UK government department has contributed US$25 million to support a programme designed to enable farmers across the world to better plan their resources by allowing them access to improved statistics

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Seed merger facing SA competition authorities

WheatTwo maize seed companies have been attempting to convince the competition authorities in South African that their merger would benefit both farmers and consumers, as well as bring higher-yielding, improved maize products to the market

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Cowpea study highlights method to control weevil damage

Crop_weevil_damageScientists have published a report on a method of storing cowpeas that could benefit millions of West and Central African farmers

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Value-added bananas key to Ghanaian economy

Ghana could add value to its bananas in order to earn enough foreign exchange rather than only concentrating on exporting the raw fruit just to meet the World Bank target Ghana could add value to its bananas in order to earn enough foreign exchange rather than only concentrating on exporting the raw fruit just to meet the World Bank target

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Nigeria fully privatises fertiliser import, distribution

Nigeria’s Federal Government will no longer be involved in the importation and distribution of fertiliser in the countryNigeria’s Federal Government will no longer be involved in the importation and distribution of fertiliser in the country, Minister of Agriculture Dr. Akinwumi Ayo Adesina has said.

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