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Feed grain and clean conveying

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Contemporary grain and feed handling plants are forced to satisfy increasingly strict requirements; African Farming looks at ways to ensure contamination-free conveyance

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Bloom period for flower farmers in Kenya

Flower, farmers, bloom, period, Wilson, Songa, Africa, Valentines, day, flowers, Nairobi, council, horticultureSmallholder flower farming is set to be a rapidly growing market in Kenya, says Agriculture Secretary Wilson Songa

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Agriculture flourishes in Africa

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Modern farming methods are helping farmers buffer themselves from the harsh consequences of adverse weather and unfavourable market conditions with a new philosophy; high-yield seeds

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Faidherbia - Africa's fertiliser factory

Faidherbia, fertiliser, africa, malawi, CFU, Malawi, Zambia, albida, Hamusimbi Coillard, Garrity, NairobiLying in the heart of Africa, Malawi is well known for its export of tea, sugar and tobacco, which take up much of its arable land, but the country's biggest agricultural export originates not from these commercial plantations; nor is it an intended one

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Getting fertiliser into farmer’s hands

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To facilitate access to subsidized fertilizer for smallholder farmers, IFDC has developed a fertiliser voucher programme that relies on a public-private partnership

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