Post Tagged with: "Agriculture"

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Farmers make more money with ecological farming- Greenpeace

April 22, 2015 at 16:03

More money for small scale farmers with ecological farming – this is the message contained in a Greenpeace Africa report released in Nairobi today. The report, entitled Fostering economic resilience: […]

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OLAM awards prize for innovation in food security

March 31, 2015 at 08:30

Olam, a  leading global agri-business operating across the value chain in 65 countries, has announced that the Olam International Prize for Innovation in Food Security  has been awarded to  Professor […]

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Dr Harold Roy-Macauley appointed as new Director General of AfricaRice

February 11, 2015 at 12:30

Dr Harold Roy-Macauley, a Sierra Leonean national, was appointed as the new Director General of the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) at an Extraordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of […]

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Tanzanian Agriculture and Livestock Ministers At Agribusiness Congress East Africa in Dar es Salaam

Tanzanian Agriculture and Livestock Ministers At Agribusiness Congress East Africa in Dar es Salaam

January 19, 2015 at 09:12

Tanzanian ministers of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives, Honourable Eng. Christopher Chiza, and of Livestock and Fisheries, Honourable Dr. Titus Kamani Mlengeya, will open the Agribusiness Congress East Africa in […]

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FARA announces science agenda for agriculture in Africa

December 5, 2014 at 13:17

Africa’s future 10 years from now What does the future for African agricultural development look like ten years from now? The Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa envisions that by […]

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Nigerian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Affirms Support for Agra Innovate Nigeria

November 18, 2014 at 12:30

Exhibition Gathers International Stakeholders to Invest in Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector Agra Innovate Nigeria, a pioneering trade event, will takes place on November 18-20, 2014 bringing together international agricultural technology providers […]

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SA: Over 300 job opportunities for agriculture sector

November 7, 2014 at 12:22

More than 300 people from historically disadvantaged communities will receive training to work in the agriculture sector in an initiative that is set to address scarce and critical skills. The […]

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Putting family farmers first to eradicate hunger

October 21, 2014 at 11:25

Putting family farmers first to eradicate hunger / SOFA report urges enabling the world’s half billion family farmers to be agents of change Nine out of ten of the world’s […]

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Africa Year of Agriculture and Food Security

October 7, 2014 at 15:25

Heavy investments needed in on-farm and off-farm infrastructure along agriculture value chain. The African Development Bank Group’s commemoration of the Africa Year of Agriculture and Food Security, on September 29, […]

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R2b aqua-farming facility for E-Cape

September 5, 2014 at 09:45

By SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Cabinet has welcomed the announcement of a R2 billion aqua-farming facility at the Coega Industrial Development Zone, in the Eastern Cape, which will allocate 80 hectares […]

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