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Madagascar farmers request aid to produce more food

Madagascar farmers request aid to produce more food

from MARIO RAJOMAZANDRY in Antananarivo, Madagascar ANTANANARIVO – SMALL scale farmers in Madagascar have appealed to government and the private sector to help them diversify from ...

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Land imbalances a ticking South Africa time bomb

Land imbalances a ticking South Africa time bomb

OPINION by SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH Africa’s prolonged land reform programme, if not resolved now, will soon be likened to deadly United States ...

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Zimbabwe approves first cannabis production project

Zimbabwe approves first cannabis production project

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI - ZIMBABWE has approved the first project for the farming and processing of cannabis, a development that is set to earn the co ...

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Climate change fuelling fatal Nigeria conflicts

Climate change fuelling fatal Nigeria conflicts

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA - THE United Kingdom (UK) is concerned at the impact of climate change that is driving deadly violence between farmers and livestock her ...

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Commodities: China offers opportunities for South Africa avocado exports

Commodities: China offers opportunities for South Africa avocado exports

JOHANNESBURG - AVOCADOS have been identified as a key sub-sector to drive the policy ambition by the South African government to achieve export-led growth in agriculture. To attai ...

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Digital literacy initiated for SA rural farmers

Digital literacy initiated for SA rural farmers

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - SOME 350 small-scale farmers, mostly women and youth, in rural areas have received training in a programme aiming to equip the land tillers with ...

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Limpopo targets Easter in quest to be tourism mecca

Limpopo targets Easter in quest to be tourism mecca

by AKANI CHAUKE POLOKWANE - THE Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) is making the most of the Easter period to market the province as a leading domestic destination of choice in the coun ...

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SA bumper harvest allays regional maize shortfalls

SA bumper harvest allays regional maize shortfalls

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG - DESPITE the expected drop in regional maize production in 2019, worsened by the dreadful Cyclone Idai, the supply during the 2019/20 marketing y ...

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Bumpy ride forecast in crucial week for SA econom

Bumpy ride forecast in crucial week for SA econom

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - ANALYSTS are wary of one of the most critical weeks in the South African economic calendar culminating in downgrades by international rating agencie ...

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New cane varieties to boost Zimbabwe’s sugar output

New cane varieties to boost Zimbabwe’s sugar output

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI - ZIMBABWE is anticipating increased production of sugar following the discovery of 19 new cane varieties. Test have proven th ...

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