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Corteva Agriscience™, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, opened its official North West Africa and West Central Africa (NWAF and WCAF) regional headquarters in Casablanca,...

Alert: Desert locust outbreak in Northeast Africa

Heavy rains and cyclones have triggered a recent surge in desert locust populations, causing an outbreak to develop in the Sudan and Eritrea that...

Sustainable mechanisation of farming in Africa

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the African Conservation Tillage (ACT) network signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage greater access for...

Nigeria becomes sub-Saharan Africa’s leading maize producer

Wandile Sihlobo, agricultural economist, at Agribusiness Research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) of South Africa, comments on Nigeria’s maize production levels. Last year...

SA government signs an MoU with Namibia on fisheries

Minister Senzeni Zokwana, on behalf of the South African government, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with his Namibian counterpart, Minister Bernard Essau....

Seed policy harmonisation must be sped up

Delayed harmonisation of policies encouraging seed transfer across Eastern and Southern Africa is hampering trade and increased agricultural growth, experts say. The goal of harmonising...

Savory Hub awarded for outstanding practice in agro-ecology

The World Future Council has announced the Africa Centre for Holistic Management (ACHM) as a winner for Outstanding Practice in Agro-ecology. The recognition highlights...

India-Africa trade increases by 22%

India’s partnership with Africa, based on a consultative model of cooperation, non-prescriptive, participative, and responsive to the needs of the African countries, witnessed an...

MOZ: Shrimp fishing and sale prohibited for two months

Mozambique fishing authorities announced that the fishing and sale of shrimp caught in the waters of the country will be prohibited for two months,...

ZIM: 50% more cotton growers

This season’s cotton production in Zimbabwe is expected to increase as the number of growers has gone up by 50%, a development attributed to...
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