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Calotropis procera is a plant that grows mainly in arid regions and its fruits have been found to produce quality fibre. It is a...

Mitigate impact of Dineo on macadamia nut industry

Cyclone Dineo has been an important discussion point on many news platforms as photo’s have come in of stormy weather in Mozambique. Green Farms...

African Union commissioner at East Africa Summit

The African Union’s commissioner for rural economy and agriculture, Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, will address delegates at the forthcoming Agri Logistics East Africa Summit, co-located...

Centre to fight illegal fishing to be set up

As a signatory to the SADC Protocol on Fisheries, South Africa will play a significant role in the establishment of the SADC regional Monitoring...

Nominations open for the 2018 Africa Food Prize

The search is on for the winner of the 2018 Africa Food Prize - the preeminent award that recognizes outstanding individuals or institutions that...

Agriculture SMEs not benefiting from EAC markets

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in agriculture are not yet benefiting from the East African Common Market due to lack of skills and tips on how...

New research station to empower Nigerian farmers

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has unveiled a new research station in Ago-Owu in Osun state, Nigeria, as part of efforts to...

Egypt agricultural exports up 12.1%

“Egypt's agricultural exports rose 12.1% during the first half of 2017, reaching 3.5 million tonnes compared to 3.1 million last year,” agriculture ministry spokesman...

Video: Visualising 6,300 poached rhinos

Between January 2005 and January 2017, nearly 2 000 elephants and roughly 6 300 rhinos were slaughtered at the hands of poachers in South...

FAO calls for more pro-active planning against droughts

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near...
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