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UN deputy calls for Africa to embrace organic farming

Orangic_farmThe deputy head of the United Nations trade and development body has said that continued growth of organic farming across Africa would benefit farmers' incomes, national economies and employment

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Rice diversity collection plan for African nations

Collecting missions would start later in MayExperts from the IRRI's International Rice Genebank and the AfricaRice gene bank met with representatives from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda recently at a workshop to plan rice germplasm collection in the three countries

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Levy could crush Kenyan tea industry, warns chamber

Tea_cropKenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) has warned that the country’s tea industry faces disaster if the government continues to impose additional customs charges to the crop

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Zimbabwe seminar to focus on smallholder sector commercialisation

Zim_farmlandRepresentatives from Zimbabwe's government will be joined by a host of experts and farmers to discuss strategies and ideas for the commercialisation of smallholder agriculture at a Harare seminar

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German bank to fund Kenyan juice firm’s expansion

Juice_shotA Kenyan fruit juice producer has been awarded a long-term loan of US$7.5 million by a leading German development finance institution

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