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New opportunity for returning migrants in Burkina Faso on livestock farming

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with the government of Burkina Faso and with funding from the European Union (EU), is supporting...

Senegalese entrepreneurs win US$2,000 seed-fund

Five Senegalese entrepreneurs have been selected to receive six months of business incubation and US$2,000 seed-funding from the Senegal Start-Up Accelerator to kick-start their...

Ghana set to increase rice production

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana has initiated a programme to assess the logistical needs of selected districts in the Ashanti, Bono...

Requirements for starting small-scale gari processing businesses in Nigeria

Nigeria is the largest producer of cassava roots in the world. This implies availability of raw materials to cassava processors. Also, gari, a by-product...

Naic assures farmers on adequate insurance cover

The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) has assured farmers of its commitment to provide adequate insurance cover for their products to boost the nation's...

Global supplier dispels fear over Ai vaccine

Stakeholders in the poultry industry met to discuss whether the use of vaccination should be adopted against the Avian Influenza disease in the country. The...

‘Improve infrastructure instead of reducing fertiliser subsidy’

The Managing Director of RMG Ghana Limited, an agricultural company, William Kotey, has advised the government to improve infrastructure instead of reducing the subsidy...

From mangoes to maize, climate change brings new hunger threats

In northern Ghana, where climate change is bringing an ever-shorter rainy season, struggling farmers are looking for more land they can plant to get...

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