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Close Hoima City Abattoir, Ugandan MPs Urges Authorities

KAMPALA, Uganda, May 15, 2024/ -- Lawmakers have called the immediate closure of the abattoir in Hoima City citing unhygienic conditions which they say...

Kenyan Tea Farmers to Benefit from New Pact with Liptons and Brown Investments

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 7, 2024 - Kenyan tea farmers are set to reap more from their crop following a new agreement between Kenya and Liptons...

EU Parliament Votes to Extend Trade Support for Ukraine, Bolstering Farmers’ Protection

In a resounding show of solidarity, the European Parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly endorsed the extension of temporary trade liberalization measures for Ukraine, while fortifying...

Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians to Inaugurate Fifth World Cocoa Conference in Brussels

Brussels, April 22, 2024 - Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians will inaugurate the fifth edition of the World Cocoa Conference (WCC) at...

WTO-FIFA Cotton Initiative Pledges to Boost African Cotton Sector

The Steering Committee of the WTO-FIFA Cotton Initiative held its first meeting since the launch of the “Partenariat pour le Coton” at the 13th...

USAID, USDA to Begin Emergency Food Aid Allocation to Strengthen Global Food Security

Today, USAID Administrator Power and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced they will begin to use the $1 billion in Commodity Credit Corporation...

WTO Forecasts Gradual Recovery in Global Trade Amid Risks

Global goods trade is expected to pick up gradually this year following a contraction in 2023, driven by lingering effects of high energy prices...

New compendium identifies 100 promising forgotten foods for Africa

ROME, Italy, April 9, 2024/ -- Africa is paradoxically reliant on imported food and home to a disproportionate share of the world's hungry while...

Nigeria: African Development Bank signs $75 million loan agreement to boost Indorama’s fertilizer production and export capacity

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, March 29, 2024/ -- The African Development Bank  has signed a $75 million loan agreement with Nigeria's Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and...

FAO Launches New Compendium Of Forgotten Foods In Africa

ROME, Italy, March 27, 2024/ -- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has launched a new Compendium of forgotten foods in Africa which...

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