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Rwandan Coffee Farmers Seek Govt Support as Coffee Price Falls

” The income that coffee farmers earn from the produce is set to reduce after the farmgate price for a…

Tanzanian Prime Minister Clarifies Low Cashew Nuts Price

“The government said yesterday it was paying Sh2,600 per kilogram for some cashew nuts due to their quality.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902080877.html You…

Tanzanian Cashew Farmers Breathe Sigh of Relief As Government Pays Out 425 Billion/-

“The government had as of January 30, 2019 purchased 134,535 tonnes of cashew nuts valued at 424.8bn/- from farmers…so far…

Is it time Kenya pyrethrum farming was put out of its misery?

“In contrast to the current state of the pyrethrum sector in Kenya, where total production across the 18 counties that…

Kenya eyes China, India with farm produce in trade drive

“Kenya is betting on its agricultural produce to penetrate China and India in a new strategy that seeks to more…

AFRICAN SMALLHOLDER FARMERS GET INSURANCE PAYOUTS OF US$ 1.5 MILLION AFTER LOW RAINFALL

The pay-out enables nearly 30,000 farming households to cover immediate needs including the purchase of food and payment of children’s…

New cracks in Kenya damage farms

“A two-kilometre fault line has cut across farms, sparking fears among residents of Moi Ndabi area on the outskirts of…

Mugabe wants his farm back

“Former president Robert Mugabe, who was kicked-out of a mineral rich farm in Mazowe early this year, is not letting…

Confiscation and then redistribution

“Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri has reportedly ordered an audit of former president Robert Mugabe’s “multiple farms”, with a view…

Army guards Grace Mugabe’s farm

“Heavily armed military police officers are still deployed along the Harare-Bindura highway at the junction which leads to the vast…

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