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Nigeria: Increasing fertiliser production

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While agriculture accounts for about 40 per cent of its national GDP, Nigeria currently produces only a small portion of the fertiliser consumed by its farmers

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UN-backed investment to help farmers in Togo

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Zambian breweries support commerical growing of sorghum

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Thousands of small-scale farmers are benefiting from the 'grow sorghum' initiative introduced by Zambian Breweries, a subsidiary of South African brewing giant SABMiller a few years ago

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How farmers' field schools transform the lives of farmers in Zanzibar

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Teaching poor farmers better ways to produce poultry and vegetables helps them increase their incomes and improve their families’ living conditions

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Mosquito nets for cabbages

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Research now underway at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (Kari) shows that a modified form of the mosquito net can used to protect cabbage plants from aphids and caterpillars

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