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African Agenda 2063 prioritises intracontinental trade

Annually, Africa spends about R3 billion ($40 billion) on importing processed foods. This was according to Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who recently addressed delegates at the Emoyeni Estates in Johannesburg for...
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Zambia maintains ban on maize exports

According to Zambia’s Ministry of Agriculture, the country will maintain its existing ban on maize exports until the next season’s harvest to safeguard national food security.

Tanzania’s sugar production to be boosted

llovo Sugar supports the prime minister of Tanzania in his efforts to increase its annual sugar production, to eliminate the need for imports

Trade restrictions keep Botswana chicken meat prices high

Chicken meat prices are being kept high in Botswana because of the government's tight trade restrictions on foreign producers.
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Major fruit processing facilities expansion for Tanzania

The Bakhresa Group plans to expand fruit processing facilities to improve the agriculture sector in Tanzania.
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Oral vaccination against kudu rabies in Namibia

A wildlife rabies vaccine is being currently developed in Namibia to deal with the kudu rabies epidemic that began in 2001.

Botswana dairy farmers want milk import tax

Botswana dairy farmers are hoping government will introduce a milk import tax to protect local producers.
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Namibia’s devastating drought in pictures

Annelie Coleman recently visited Namibia and compiled a photo collage to illustrate the impact of the drought on the country.

Zambeef to buy back its poultry business shares

Zambia's biggest integrated food companies, Zambeef, is taking back its hold on the poultry business shares from RCL Foods.

Zimbabwe farmers pin hope on next election

Local members and foreign delegates deemed Zimbabwe’s Commercial Farmers Union (CFU) Congress in August a success.

Mining drives new Africa farming boom

Mining appears to be the latest driving force behind invitations to South African farmers to establish large commercial agriculture operations elsewhere in Africa.

Southern Africa experiences a surge in food insecurity

Recent rains across parts of Southern African have had little impact on the negative effects of the drought.

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