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Zimbabwe to acquire farming equipment from Brazil

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Zimbabwe is set to acquire irrigation equipment and various farm machinery from Brazil

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The Africa International Soft Commodities 2012

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The financial potential for soft commodities such as grain, coffee, cocoa, cotton, tea and sugar, is now looking promising

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East African institutes researching new seed varieties

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A consortium of East African institutes is researching new seed varieties better suited to dry areas to combat the effects of climate change in the region

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Burkina Faso to supply farmers with subsidised ploughs

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The government of Burkina Faso has responded to long-standing demands of farmers for greater support for small family producers with the launch of "Operation 100,000 Ploughs." Smallholder farmers say this will strengthen the country's food security

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Brewery encourages Kenya sorghum farmers to supply

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East African Breweries — through its subsidiary East African Maltings Limited (EAML) — has kicked off a drive to enroll sorghum farmers in Kenya's Nyanza and Western regions as it seeks alternatives for barley, which is the main raw material for some of its brands

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