African Farming weekly digest - 4th - 8th December

CIAT Flickr for AF 307(Image source: CIAT/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on African Farming, from 4th - 8th December 2017

Specim launches hyperspectral camera to analyse material samples

Specim Spectral Imaging Ltd has launched the world’s first mobile hyperspectral camera, Specim IQ, to analyse material samples in industries ranging from food and health to forensic investigation, recycling, art and agriculture. Click here to read the full story.

New Holland hands over products to GIZ projects in Ethiopia

New Holland Agriculture with the support of its local distributor MOENCO has delivered six units of New Holland branded T6080 Cab tractor and two units of New Holland branded TC5.80 combine harvester with 17 ft grain header high capacity and six rows maize header to the German Cooperation “Agricultural Mechanisation and Technology for Smallholder Productivity” (AMTP) and “Green Innovation Centre” (GIC) projects implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Ethiopia. Click here to read the full story.

France remains at the top of 2017 Food Sustainability Index

France remains at the top of the 2017 Food Sustainability Index (FSI), which ranks 34 countries according to their food system sustainability. Click here to read the full story.

Niger Biscuit Co installs Ishida CHW-210 multi-head weigher at its factory

Leading Nigerian biscuit and confectionery manufacturer Niger Biscuit Co Ltd has installed the recently-launched Ishida CHW-210 multi-head weigher at its factory. Click here to read the full story.

Fertilizer factory to be built in Angola

The president and CEO of the Dannish group Haldor Topsoe has announced the construction of a factory in Soyo municipality in Zaire province in Angola, to produce two million tonnes of fertiliser per year. Click here to read the full story.

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