Agriculture

Jul 28, 2018
The Federal Government has promised to encourage and support apiculture with special emphasis to honey production in the country.   The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh,…
Jul 24, 2018
The Federal Government says it will collaborate with the National Film and Video Censorship Board for effective control of the use of tobacco in the country.   Dr Nnenna Ezeigwe,…
Jul 22, 2018
President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday assured Zimbabwe's white farmers that their land will not be taken, calling on them to work together with the government ahead of landmark elections on…
Jun 14, 2018
There's no way the transformational agenda and Industrialization history of Akwa Ibom State will be written without the name Udom Gabriel Emmanuel not boldly inscribed in gold. In just three…
Jun 10, 2018
Ghana and China are in talks to establish a 450,000 metric tonne cocoa processing factory to boost the country’s cocoa crop production sector. The factory, to be constructed at a…
Jun 08, 2018
A former Israeli special forces soldier has been offering special close combat and hand-to-hand training for South African farmers – and he says business is doing well.   Idan Abolnik…
May 31, 2018
Coffee prices at the Nairobi auction declined marginally this week, reversing the 11 per cent rise that was registered in the previous week’s sale. On average, the price of a…
May 30, 2018
The land reform debate in South Africa is dominated by a political agenda. This is a pity because other more relevant economic viewpoints on the subject are being ignored. In…
May 23, 2018
Seafood consumption is both a love and a necessity for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. And its supply is a key part of maintaining food security for the whole…
May 21, 2018
Ghana’s balance of trade is set to receive support from cocoa export and oil production revenues this year according to researchers at Standard Bank, parent company of Stanbic Bank Ghana.…
May 18, 2018
Worldwide, areas suitable for cocoa production are predicted to shrink by up to 20-30% over the next 30 years. This is because cocoa trees are already struggling to cope with…
May 14, 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja inaugurated National Food Security Council, to among others, explore and nip in the bud, issues capable of creating food security crisis in the…
May 08, 2018
Cereal farmers across Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing heavy losses due to the devastation by an invasive pest: the Fall army worm - Spodoptera frugiperda. In Africa it has caused huge…
Apr 27, 2018
Global audit firm KPMG has urged Ivory Coast to introduce a spot sales system for local cocoa exporters who were responsible for defaults on 148,000 tonnes of contracts in the…

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