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African Agriculture Needs Foreign Investment

By Kester Kenn Klomegah and Miao Huixia

ACCRA, Ghana, Sept. 6, 2010 (Buziness Africa) - Mr Kofi Annan, Chairman of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has attributed the continent's inability to harness agricultural potentials to neglected agriculture policies and inadequate investment in the sector.

Read more... Monday, 06 September 2010 15:48
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Govt Signs $1.6 Billion Agreement to Develop Oil Palm Industry

MONROVIA, Liberia, September 5, 2010(Liberian Government) - The Government of Liberia ("GoL") and Golden VerOleum (Liberia) Inc. ("GVL"), September 2, announced a partnership for the cultivation of sustainable palm oil by the company and by Liberian smallholders and farmers, mill processing and value-added manufacturing.

Read more... Sunday, 05 September 2010 16:41
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Agribusiness Leaders Network With Counterparts in U.S.

By Charles W. Corey

WASHINGTON, August 22, 2010 (AmericaDotGov) - Nine African agribusiness leaders included the AGOA Forum in their schedule as they traveled across the United States on a tour of U.S. agricultural sites and equipment manufacturers.

Read more... Sunday, 22 August 2010 14:26
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Russia's Wheat Export Ban Signals Rise in Prices

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, August 22, 2010 (The Citizen) - Wheat importing countries such as Tanzania should brace for expensive supplies from the international market following Russia's ban on exports due to a devastating drought and heat waves.

Read more... Sunday, 22 August 2010 14:22
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Grain Export Ban Stokes Fears in Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt, August 20, 2010 (AP) — Russia's temporary ban on grain exports is stirring both political and economic anxiety in Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, where half of the 80 million residents rely on subsidized bread to survive.

Read more... Friday, 20 August 2010 14:51
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Financial Support For Agricultural Production

By Staff Writer

GAMBIA, Senegal, March 4 (Afrol News) - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has signed a grant agreement of US$8 million with the republic of The Gambia to improve the production and marketability of livestock and horticulture products, specifically targeting rural women and youth nationwide.

Read more... Friday, 05 March 2010 11:24

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