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Orange Sweet Potato reduces risk of Vitamin A deficiency in Mozambique

A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition indicates that orange sweet potato (OSP) is effective in providing vitamin A to malnourished women and children in Mozambique, where the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is very high

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Conservation agriculture can reverse land degradation

Conservation_agriculture_holds_considerable_promise_for_farmers_in_sub-Saharan_Africa.eConservation agriculture holds considerable promise for farmers in sub-Saharan Africa because it can control soil erosion, reverse land degradation, give more stable yields and reduce labour and fuel needs, according to the FAO.

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Advance Seed’s Indigi Mix for Southern Africa

Indigenous_Mix_or_Indigi_Mix_of_grass_product_from_Advance_Seed_is_a_blend_of_six_indigenous_grassesThe Indigenous Mix or Indigi Mix of grass product, from Advance Seed, is a blend of six indigenous grasses suitable for use throughout most areas and environments in Southern Africa

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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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