African Farming weekly digest - 10th July - 14th July

CIAT Flickr for AF 307(Image source: CIAT/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on African Farming, from 10th July - 14th July 2017

Case IH enters Nigerian tractor market through partnership with Dizengoff

Case IH has announced its entry into the Nigerian market and has unveiled the range of tractors that will be sold and serviced by its exclusive distributor and after-sales service supplier, Dizengoff Nigeria. Click to read full story.

Spatial database to improve rice production

The RiceAtlas is a spatial database that collects information on where, when and how much rice is grown globally. Click to read full story.

Sustainable agriculture to fight climate change and involuntary migration

FAO and IOM call for renewed focus on rural development and sustainable agriculture to mitigate climate disasters that are displacing one person every second. Click to read full story.

BASF launches new long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets against malaria

BASF has received a recommendation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Interceptor G2, a long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LN) based on chlorfenapyr, a new insecticide class for combating mosquitoes for public health. Click to read full story.

Ghana aims 1.5 mmt annual cocoa production

Ghana is aiming to achieve an annual cocoa production of 1.5 mmt within the next four years through reforms, chairman of Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hackman Owusu-Agyemang said. Click to read full story.

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