Post Tagged with: "Agriculture"

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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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UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize Awarded To Two Scientists And One Research Institution For Work In Life Sciences, Disease Control And Agriculture

August 28, 2014 at 09:47

Award ceremony will bring scientists together to address issues affecting Africa and the current Ebola epidemic The 2014 International UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in Life Sciences has been awarded […]

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United States and Five African Countries Announce Intention To Join Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture

August 15, 2014 at 14:35

Liberia, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania and the United States confirmed last week their intention to join the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA). At the August 4 U.S.-Africa Leaders […]

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African Leaders commit to end hunger by 2025 through investments in agriculture

August 11, 2014 at 14:38

Africans cannot prosper on just hopeful summit declarations – Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Africa’s leaders unanimously agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by 2025 with the signing of […]

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Over 2 million Africans tell African leaders at AU Summit to Do Agric

June 27, 2014 at 13:24

African citizens join the continent’s top musicians, hundreds of CSOs, and ONE.org to ask leaders to invest more and better in agriculture As the 23rd African Union (AU) Heads of […]

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South Africa: SADC promotes climate smart agriculture

June 11, 2014 at 17:17

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has hosted its first ever workshop to train journalists in the region to enhance reporting on climate smart agriculture. The two-day workshop opened […]

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Fisheries: Urgent action needed on overfishing, pollution and climate change

June 10, 2014 at 14:39

Fisheries: Urgent action needed on overfishing, pollution and climate change / FAO Director-General at Committee on Fisheries says sustainable fisheries and aquaculture crucial to food security and nutrition FAO Director-General […]

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“Give us access to land, seeds and credit facilities” – African Farmers

May 1, 2014 at 15:00

“The voice of farmers need to be heard to leapfrog agricultural transformation in Africa,” says Director of Programme at the New Partnership for Africa’s Development, (NEPAD) Agency Mrs Estherine Lisinge-Fotabong. […]

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Zambia: Agritech Expo in Chisamba this month was “a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers”

April 22, 2014 at 11:00

More than 8000 people from all over Zambia attended historic launch event Agritech Expo “was a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers,” says Dr Evelyn Nguleka, President of […]

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FAO urges countries to step up action against destructive banana disease

April 15, 2014 at 16:45

FAO urges countries to step up action against destructive banana disease / Following its spread to Africa and the Middle East, Fusarium wilt TR4 increases the risks to livelihoods and […]

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