Sunday, June 4, 2023

Mushroom farming creating bright futures for Uganda women

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Mushroom growing has become one of the fastest-growing home-based venture in Uganda. It has proven to be a wellspring of income for many, especially women. It is...

Ghana Cocoa Crop Set for 12-Year Low After Drought, Mine Damage

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Ghana is heading for its smallest cocoa crop in 12 years after drought withered pods and illegal gold miners damaged plantations, according to people...

Tanzania launches cultivation of over 11,000 hectares of block farms for youth

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Tanzanian authorities on Sunday launched the cultivation of 11,453 hectares of block farms for the youth in the country's central region of Dodoma. Hussein Bashe,...

Europe’s Rubber Addiction Is Killing Africa’s Tropical Forests

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A first-of-its-kind investigation reveals that industrial rubber plantations in West and Central Africa have been linked to an area of tropical deforestation 16 times the size...

A Ghanaian company makes wine from cocoa

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Cocoa has been Ghana's main commercial crop for several decades. And although the West African country is the second largest cocoa producer and exporter in...

Ivory Coast Seeks EU Flexibility on Sustainability Rules

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Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, appealed to the European Union for flexibility as the country prepares to comply with the bloc’s proposed sustainability legislation,...

Sudan wants to ‘turn the desert green’ in agricultural modernisation push

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Sudan wants to ‘turn the desert green’ in agricultural modernisation push Sudan’s biggest conglomerate and one of the country’s top private agricultural investors, the DAL...

Ivory Coast, Ghana cancel cocoa sustainability schemes run by Hershey

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ABIDJAN/LONDON (Reuters) - Ivory Coast and Ghana are cancelling all cocoa sustainability schemes that U.S.-based Hershey runs in their countries, accusing the chocolatemaker of...

39year old Ghanaian breaks record to become first indigenous commercial farmer with over 425...

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A 39-year old Ghanaian farmer has broken a record by becoming the first indigenous commercial farmer with over 425 hectares of farmland in a...

World Food Day 2020: Growing What We Eat – key to feeding Africa

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Africa6News examines Africa's food situation, over the years and then proceed to focus on Farmers and players along the food value chain of Africa....

Ghana’s President announces 28 per cent hike in cocoa producer price

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Sefwi Wiawso(W-N/R) - Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday announced a 28 per cent hike in Cocoa Producer Prices for the 2020/2021...

Angola wants support from United Arab Emirates to increase agro-industrial production

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The Minister of Industry and Trade said this Tuesday that he is counting on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to increase its agro-industrial production, particularly in the food, technology and equipment production sectors.
Botswana's president vows to boost small stock production

Botswana’s president vows to boost small stock production

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GABORONE, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana on Tuesday said that his aim is to make the southern African country a...