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Climate change affecting nutrition, food security’

AGRICULTURE and Livestock Minister Given Lubinda has said extreme climate change is affecting nutrition and food security in the region as well as economic growth. Mr Lubinda said climate change

Traditional Farming Sacrificed To Foreign Seed Companies – AFSA

Participants at an advocacy workshop organized by the Alliance for Food Sovereignty In Africa (AFSA) in Accra, Ghana have express disapproval of a plant variety protection protocol recently signed by

Amatheon’s recent acquisitions doing great – CEO

AMATHEON Agri Group, a German agricultural company, says its acquisition of the Best Beef and Best Pork Company is starting to yield positive results. Amatheon Agri completed a formal takeover

Zambia’s Fish Imports Must End, President Says..

Zambia’s President Lungu has said it is scandalous for Zambia to import fresh fish and has called for a stop to the trend, saying that Zambians are capable of producing

3rd Annual Africa Food Security &Agri Exhibition

Date: 15-Sep-15 to 16-Sep-15 Location: laico regency hotel / Nairobi / Kenya Category: Agriculture, Farming & Forestry Conferences & Trade Fairs This 2 day conference will kick start discussions aimed

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INTERNATIONAL FERTILIZER SHOW-FSHOW

Date: 09-Mar-16 to 11-Mar-16 Location: Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) / Shanghai / China Category: Agriculture, Farming & Forestry Chemicals Conferences & Trade Fairs China International Agrochemical and Crop

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Collective Agreement For Farm Employees Signed

The Zambia Farm Employers’ Association and its social partners; National Union for Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers (NUPAAW) and the Grains and Meat Workers Union of Zambia (GRAMUZ) on Wednesday,

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SA citrus specialists to visit EU over black spot row…

SOUTH African citrus experts are due to visit several European Union (EU) countries this week regarding the dispute over citrus black spot (CBS), which has threatened the country’s R10bn citrus

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Botswana agricultural production on the decline…

The decline in agricultural production in Botswana has been blamed on climatic conditions and the outbreak of diseases, results from new survey by Statistics Botswana have suggested. The annual agricultural

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Challenges facing potato industry …

Potato cultivar evaluation trials and pests came under the spotlight at the Potatoes SA research symposium held at Bela-Bela in Limpopo. The symposium, which ran from 21 – 22 July,