Ethiopia commences construction of agro-industrial park

15524344647 b527960c70 zPrime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has laid the cornerstone for Baeker Integrated Agro-Industrial Park yesterday in Humera, town of western Tigray State

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Drought leads to sharp rise in food prices in East Africa

shutterstock 413761537 1Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a heavy burden to households and special risks for pastoralists in the region, the FAO reveals

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Bayer, Yara join to hands to deliver technology to farmers

5367317878 a0e812a1ac zBayer and Yara International ASA (Yara) have entered into a software collaboration and technology license agreement to provide farmers worldwide with digital farming tools that help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability

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International Year of Pulses closes with call to build upon strong momentum

chana 390705 640The International Year of Pulses, which was celebrated in 2016, has helped raise awareness globally of the benefits of eating and growing pulses, with calls to now build upon the strong momentum

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Dangote to launch rice outgrower scheme in Nigeria

field 1835722 640 1Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, is set to launch 25,000 ha of rice outgrower scheme in Sokoto with a prospect of hundreds of thousands of employment opportunities for the rural communities inhabitants

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