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UTZ Certified Q3 shows boost in commodities

Han_de_Groot_executive_director_UTZ_CertifiedLong-term commitments discussed as continued increase in coffee, tea and cocoa

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Nigeria fully privatises fertiliser import, distribution

Nigeria’s Federal Government will no longer be involved in the importation and distribution of fertiliser in the countryNigeria’s Federal Government will no longer be involved in the importation and distribution of fertiliser in the country, Minister of Agriculture Dr. Akinwumi Ayo Adesina has said.

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India’s Tata group plans to grow tea in Ethiopia

Indias_Tata_group_plans_to_grow_tea_in_EthiopiaIndia's Tata group plans to grow tea in Ethiopia and is working towards setting  up an automobile assembly plant in Mozambique as it seeks to expand business interests in Africa

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An Asian solution for African coffee disease

Coffee_leaf_rust_and_coffee_berry_disease.eThe onward march of coffee leaf rust and coffee berry disease (CBD), which have been devastating coffee plantations throughout Africa and Southeast Asia for decades, may be coming to a halt

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Cocoa-Africa's future threatened

Enjoyed by sweet-toothed consumers the world-over, more than half of the world's chocolate comes from the cocoa plantations of Ghana and Côte d'IvoireClimate change could transform chocolate into luxury few can afford, according to new study

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