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Nigeria: Standardization of Agricultural Commodities through certification centres

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, said the federal government will soon establish commodities’ certification centres across the six geo-political zones to aid certification...

Nigeria: Vice President Osibanjo to commission Edo State Fertilizer and Chemical...

The Edo State Government and WACOT Limited will receive the Vice President of Nigeria – Professor Yemi Osibanjo, on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, to...

Nigeria: Civil society groups reject IITA’s plan to grow genetically-modified cassava

Civil society groups have rejected a plan by the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to grow genetically-modified cassava in the country. The Health...

Argentina: San Miguel buys Peruvian company Agricola Hoja Redonda

San Miguel, a leading corporation in the production of fresh and processed citrus in the Southern Hemisphere, completed the acquisition of Agrícola Hoja Redonda...

Int’l: Government working to boost cassava production

The Minister for Agriculture, Hon Ezechiel Joseph, has voiced continued support for Saint Lucia’s cassava industry as part of a wider plan to improve...

DRC: Land Policy Initiative (LPI) launches to address agriculture-related land governances...

The Land Policy Initiative (LPI), in partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Union (EU), have launched in the...

Register: AfDB Young Professionals Program (YPP) for young Africans

Application Deadline: 11 September 2017 Do you have passion and commitment to development of Africa? Outstanding academic and professional achievements? A commitment to engage in...

Mozambique harvests first genetically modified maize (GM maize)

Mozambique’s Institute of Agricultural Research (IIAM) is harvesting the country’s first genetically modified maize (GM maize), which has been grown in a test field...

Southern Africa: Climate-friendly agric transforming lives in Bulilima

Bulilima's climate is semi-arid. This is a district in Matabeleland South Province of Zimbabwe, which is more like that of Kalahari Desert, a desolate...

Grow Africa, NEPAD, NABG Partner To Boost Investment In Agribusiness

In a bid to boost private sector investment in the agricultural value chain, Grow Africa, New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), and Nigeria Agribusiness...