Nigerian farmers set to benefit from rural development project

Africa farmerTelecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF), in partnership with Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgium (VSF-B), has rolled out a new project for rural development in Niger

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Tanzanian cashew farmers seek government support

Cashew farmer AfricaTanzanian cashew farmers in the Tanga region have asked the government to repossess idle cashew nut processing factories and give them use of the facilities through co-operatives

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Successful cotton harvest predicted for Zimbabwe in 2013

Cotton Africa has been predicted to experience another good cotton harvest in 2013 as figures from the Cotton Ginners’ Association (CGA) have revealed that more than 8,000 tonnes of seed have already been sold ahead of the next season

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Agriculture symposium discusses new solutions in weed-control research

Weed controlA two-day conference held in Frankfurt and Monheim organised by Bayer CropScience addressed the need for increased research in weed control

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IFAD and AGRA urge for investments in Africa’s smallholder farmers

Kanayo Nwanze AfricaKanayo Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and President Jane Karuku of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), have insisted there is a need for increased investments to support smallholder farmers in Africa

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