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Cargill invests US$1.35 million in Mozambique farmers

Mozambique FarmerCargill has joined forces with Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and plans to invest US$1.35 million to provide support for the Bilibiza Agriculture Institute (IABil), providing educational opportunities for farmers in northern Mozambique

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Rice price forces Guinean consumers to change diet

Cassava plant AfricaThe high cost of imported rice in Guinea, West Africa, has led to a change in diets and an increased use of cassava, which can provide three tonnes of food from a single planted hectare

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Can Africa feed itself?

Africa agricultureAfrica can leapfrog out of the deepening pit of poverty encompassing its socio-economic fabric, according to Professor Calestous Juma, a professor of international development at Harvard University

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FAO signs cooperation agreement with FESA

Rural Village AfricaThe UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has signed an agreement with the Eduardo dos Santos Foundation (FESA) to carry out joint projects with a main purpose of improving the quality of services rural communities in Africa receive

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Kenya’s farmers urged to increase competitiveness

Kenya farmerA high-level meeting of agricultural delegates in Kenya has recommended Kenyan farmers to increase their competitiveness in order to beat the poverty trap

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