Africa

Outbreak of fall armyworm threatens Zimbabwean maize harvest

Zimbabwe is currently battling an outbreak of armyworm that has affected seven of the countryâ€...

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Botswana faces fresh produce shortage

The shortage of a variety of fresh produce, much of it usually imported from South Africa, is d...

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Chinese nationals implicated in Namibian wildlife crime

Acting on behalf of 40 local environmental organisations, the Namibia Chamber of Environment ha...

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Rain brings partial relief to Namibia and Botswana

Good rains were reported in Namibia during the first week of January, but the rains were sporad...

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Zambeef embarks on ‘new era’ of business growth

Zambeef Products, Zambia’s largest integrated agribusiness and food processing company, has e...

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Join Farmer’s Weekly on tour to Zambia

Farmer’s Weekly presents another exciting tour to Zambia, the country regarded as ‘the futu...

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Zimbabwe set to enter goat meat export market

Cold Storage Company (CSC), a meat processing and distribution parastatal, and ZimTrade, the na...

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Make Africa the breadbasket of the world – Zokwana

South Africa’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, called on al...

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Agriculture offers great opportunities for Africa

According to Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, agriculture in Africa...

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Cotton production to resume in Tanzania

Tanzania wants to revive cotton production to stimulate economic growth in regions that once cu...

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Solar irrigation kits for small-scale farmers in Kenya

A new solar-powered irrigation kit, developed by US company SunCulture, is helping small-scale ...

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Young Nigerian awarded for food-saving innovation

A software engineer from Nigeria has won an international award for his cloud-based application...

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Intermediary programmes can be helpful for emerging farmers

The Land Bank has urged emerging farmers to make use of its financial services intermediary part...