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South Sudan: Thousands receive food, thanks to the African Development Bank, World Food Programme 

South Sudan: Thousands receive food, thanks to the African Development Bank, World Food Programme 

The South Sudan Short-Term Regional Emergency Response Project (STRERP) was launched in December last year by the government with a $43.57 million grant from the African ...

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Kenyan coffee farmers warned of impending failure owing to prevailing drought

Kenyan coffee farmers warned of impending failure owing to prevailing drought

Kenyan coffee farmers have been warned of an impending coffee harvest failure following the prevailing drought situation in the country. Dr. Charles Waturu, an agricultural crop ...

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Climate-smart, conservation practices pays off in Zambia

Climate-smart, conservation practices pays off in Zambia

Through a Community Markets of Conversation (COMACO) model for rural development, 179,000 farmers across eastern Zambia – 52% of whom are women – have benefited from access to ...

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The new wave of urban farming:  Farming in small spaces

The new wave of urban farming: Farming in small spaces

Do you dream of an organic garden, but don’t have a yard? A flock of chicks, perhaps, but don’t have a yard? Home-grown food, and lower grocery bills (but, alas, no yard!)? Dream ...

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Demand for plant based products increase to a whooping 140%

Demand for plant based products increase to a whooping 140%

According to recent statistics by manufacture Nellson, demand for plant-based products development has spiked by close to 140 percent. From the shelves of your local retailer ...

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New study identifies Nigeria as leading seed hub in Western and Central Africa

New study identifies Nigeria as leading seed hub in Western and Central Africa

Nigeria-based Value Seeds tops the rankings in new research on seed companies operating in Western and Central Africa. However, the overall picture is one of international and ...

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Bayer and Fair Planet renew commitment to improve access to seeds in Ethiopia

Bayer and Fair Planet renew commitment to improve access to seeds in Ethiopia

The “Bridging the Seed Gap” project in Ethiopia facilitates smallholder farmers’ access to seeds of high-quality vegetable varieties. Bayer has renewed its commitment to the ...

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New CASA programme to benefit 565,000 smallholders in Uganda, Malawi and Nepal

New CASA programme to benefit 565,000 smallholders in Uganda, Malawi and Nepal

A new five-year £30 million UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded programme is aiming to improve the livelihoods of 565,000 smallholder farmers and their ...

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Mauritius lifts ban on Kenyan avocadoes

Mauritius lifts ban on Kenyan avocadoes

Mauritius has lifted the ban on Kenyan avocadoes. Murang'a Governor Mwangi Wa Iria has since welcomed and applauded the decision. Murang'a accounts for nearly 60% of avocadoes ...

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Access to finance, training and entrepreneurship critical to building  SA’s black farming community

Access to finance, training and entrepreneurship critical to building SA’s black farming community

This is according to AFGRI’s recently-renamed Lemang Agricultural Services, created specifically to train, develop and mentor new era farmers, and focused on the further ...

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