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Zimbabwe tobacco farmers face deforestation law

tobaccoleavesZimbabwe's Forestry Commission has initiated legislation to compel tobacco farmers to plant fast growing tree varieties for tobacco curing

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Rwanda receives World Bank support

worldbank-logoThe World Bank has approved an US$80mn International Development Association Credit for Rwanda to boost its food production

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Kenyan fears over potato imports

PotatoesThe Kenyan Government’s decision to allow the import of potato tubers due to growing demands for French fries has been met with dismay by the country’s agricultural industry

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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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Ghana to promote bamboo biofuels

BambooThe Ghanaian government has said that it will offer support to bamboo growers as it aims to decrease the country’s carbon footprint

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