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South Africa Committed To Land Reform … hands Over Lands To Communities

South Africa Committed To Land Reform … hands Over Lands To Communities

  Deputy President David Mabuza says government is working hard to restore the dignity of all South Africans through the Land Reform Programme. “As government, we want to restore human dignity. We must be at the forefront of transformation,” the Deputy President said at a land handover ceremony in Seoding, Northern Cape, on Tuesday. The […]

Olam launches 2018 Annual Report: Re-imagining Olam

  Global food and agri-business Olam International Limited on Monday launched its 2018 Annual Report, which outlines how the Company has among others: – navigated the economic challenges over the year to increase volumes and revenues, progressed in embedding the 6 imperatives of refreshed business model Olam 2.01, created value across all Capitals2 for Olam […]

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Hit By Wilder Weather, Botswana’s Farmers Seek Welfare Payments

  By Sharon Tshipa (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Maipato Kesebang normally grows maize, jugo beans and sweet reed on her 20-hectare plot of land northwest of Gaborone, Botswana’s capital. But last year, worsening drought and heatwaves destroyed much of her harvest. “The little that grew feebly we just ate. Nothing was left for storage or to […]

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Tanzania To Spend $4.3m On Palm Oil Cultivation — PM Majaliwa

  Tanzania has set aside 4.3 million dollars to boost cultivation of oil palm as part of its strategy to end importation of edible oils, Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa, said on Monday. Majaliwa revealed this when speaking in the Western Tanzania’s region of Kigoma soon after inspecting an oil palm farm of the National Service […]

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Nigeria: FCT Minister Urges Farmers To Plan With NiMet Rainfall Data

  By Peter Usman: Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has called on farmers in the FCT and other parts of the country to leverage the 2019 rainfall prediction made available by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet in planning their farming activities for the year. Bello who made the call […]

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South African Government Enforces Restrictions To Curtail FMD Outbreak

  The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has reiterated that no live cloven hooved animals may be moved within the area affected by foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Vhembe District. This follows the outbreak of FMD in Vhembe and Capricorn Districts in Limpopo. “No live cloven hooved animals are allowed to move […]

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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, […]

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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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