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Kenya To Host Food Security Forum Monday

Kenya To Host Food Security Forum Monday

  Kenya will on Monday host a forum on innovative strategies to achieve the country’s development blueprint on food security, organisers said on Friday. The forum, hosted by the ministry of agriculture in conjunction with the country’s investors’ lobby, will be attended by participants from seven African countries. The organisers said policy makers, industry executives, […]

South African Government Committed To Land Reform – Official

  Government is intensifying the implementation of land reform and restitution programmes so that South Africans can leverage land for the betterment of their lives and the growth of the economy. This is according to President Cyril Ramaphosa who led a land restitution ceremony on Sunday. He handed over 4 586 hectares of land to […]

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Nigeria: Develop Potentials Of Rivers Niger, Benue Lying Untapped – Group Tells  FG

  By Joseph Edegbo A group of Nigerian professionals wants the Federal Government to harness the development potentials of rivers Niger and Benue, just as it draws the attention of the United Nations to Lokoja, the UN- Habit Heritage – City. The professionals operating under “YG- Consult” made the call in a good will message […]

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Zimbabwe Seeks To Boost Horticulture Production

  Zimbabwe would soon host the first International Horticulture and Floriculture trade show, HortiFlor, as the nation seeks to boost exports and become once again one of Africa’s top horticulture exporters.   “Zimbabwe will, in a relatively short time, become one of Africa’s largest exporters of horticultural products,’’ Dick Van Raamsdonk of HPP Exhibitions was […]

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Nigeria: How I Was Inspired Into Farming By My Father – Dogara

By Joseph  Edegbo Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has explained that he was inspired by his father to embrace farming, because he made him understand it as a noble profession at a tender age. He said “My Dad told me farming is a noble profession, because without farmers we will have no […]

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Nigeria: Poor Funding, Major Hindrance to Effective Coconut Research – Official

  The Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) has attributed the shortfalls in coconut value chain and research development to poor funding and delay in the release of funds when available. Dr Charles Aisagbonhi, the Director-General of NIFOR, made the assertion during his presentation to commemorate the World Coconut Day on Sunday at Suntan […]

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South Africa: Land Expropriation Requires Confrontation Of Past Injustices

  President Cyril Ramaphosa says the proposal of land expropriation without compensation to drive land redistribution has ignited a vigorous and welcomed debate. “It has required that we confront the injustices of the past. It means that we must expand the basket of agricultural support services available to both established and emerging farmers.” President Ramaphosa […]

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Nigeria: Returning Internally Displaced Farmers In Borno Get 600 Tonnes Of Fertiliser Free

  By Auwal Ahmad The Presidential Committee on North-east Initiatives has commenced the distribution of 600 tonnes of fertiliser free to returning IDPs farmers in 9 local government areas in southern Borno, north-east of the country. The Chairman of the Committee, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) represented by Professor Hauwa Biu disclosed this while speaking at the […]

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