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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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Farming the cities, feeding an urban future

Farming, cities, feeding, urban, future, worldwatch, urban, harvest, karanja, kenyaWorldwatch's Nourishing the Planet team emphasises urban agriculture as a means of increasing food security, empowering women, and protecting the environment

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32 new varieties of vegetable for African farmers

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New vegetable variety releases expand market options for Africa’s farmers

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