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Outlook for the agricultural sector into 2021

Paul Makube, Senior Agricultural Economist at FNB Against the backdrop of a contracting overall economy with South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2020 forecast to decline by over 8% year-on-year (y/y), there is a silver lining in the agricultural sector outcomes for the next season. ...

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Namibian government seeks US $2m to contain locust outbreak

Bernard DUPONT/Wikimedia Commons The government of Namibia needs an estimated US $2m to contain the locust outbreak in the Zambezi region. The outbreak of the African migratory red locust was reported on 12 August 2020 at Muzi, Namiyundu, lvilivizi, Lusese, Ihaha, Nakabolelwa, Masikili, ...

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African Development Bank partners with Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa as sponsor of virtual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF)

Image courtesy of  CNBC Africa .  The African Development Bank returns as a top-tier partner of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) – Africa’s largest agriculture conference – to be held online for the first time from 8-11 September 2020, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tenth ...

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SOLENOID VS. CERAMIC VALVES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Selecting the right valve goes beyond understanding the function it needs to serve. It’s also important to factor in cost efficiency, durability and maintenance considerations. In some cases, according to Lionel Maasdorp, MD at Allmech, leading South African manufacturer of boilers and supplier of ...

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