: June 2021

Zimbabwe: Maggots Help Rural Villagers Put Food On the Table

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The black soldier fly is becoming an important weapon in the arsenal of small-scale and communal farmers in Zimbabwe who have been hard hit by drought, low prices and escalating input costs. Miriam Sibanda, 32, dips her left…

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Liberia: Increase in the Prices of Liberia’s Staple Food Imminent Due to Rising Cost in International Freight, Fees At Freeport of Monrovia

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Monrovia — FrontPageAfrica has reliably gathered that there is an imminent increase in the price of rice due to a sharp increase in cost of international freight and other increments in various fees at the Freeport of Monrovia.…

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Ethiopia’s Untapped Potential of Neem Tree and Its Products

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Though not well known by name among the society, neem is one of the common trees that grows in various parts of Ethiopia. Benishangul-Gumuz State is one of the regions where neem grows. A study conducted by the…

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Kenya: Maize Farmers’ Big Losses After Planting Fake Seeds

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Maize farmers from South Rift counties of Bomet and Narok are counting huge losses after they were supplied with suspect seeds that have failed to germinate, leading to crop failure. Several farms in the region are dotted with…

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Ethiopia: Effective Policy Implementation to Augment Agricultural Products’ Export Volume

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Currently, Ethiopia receives 76 percent of its export earnings from its agricultural products such as Coffee, Oilseeds, Chat, Pulses, Cut Flowers, Fruits, Vegetables, Dairy and meat among others. The first 5 commodities cover 28.7 percent, 14.5 percent, 11.4…

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Nigeria: Rudeboy Throws Cash in Swimming Pool to Celebrate Chelsea Win

How do you celebrate when your favourite football team wins a football match? Well, Nigerian singer Paul Okoye popularly known as Rudeboy went gaga at the weekend, moments after English Premier League side Chelsea beat Manchester City by…

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Nigeria: Minister Nanono’s N30m Mosque Largesse for Herders

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The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed that the “leaked memo” circulating in the social media about the approval by the Minister-in-Charge, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, of N30 million for the construction of a mosque for…

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Rwanda: Demand of High-Iron Beans Rising on the Market

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Farmers who are growing iron-rich beans across the country are experiencing a rising demand of produce on the market considering the crop potential in beating malnutrition. According to farmers growing the crop in Gatsibo District, the crop is…

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